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GVHD Series: Part 1
Skin GVHD: How to spot and tips to manage

Dr. Stephanie Lee

Dr. Stephanie Lee, offers advice for early detection of GVHD

Graft-versus-host disease (or GVHD) of the skin is a reality for many transplant recipients. Do you know how to spot skin GVHD? Do you need advice for coping with the ongoing management of GVHD? Dr. Stephanie Lee and Everett, a transplant recipient, offer insights and advice to help.

Dr. Lee  encourages all recipients to do one simple thing at least once a month to detect early signs.
Do you know what to do? >

Craving connections after transplant: Young adults reach out to peers for hope and healing

"It can be lonely but you are not alone"

Young adult transplant recipients Matt and Kayla describe the ups and downs of their transplant journeys and how connecting with others helped them to heal. Discover new ways to connect >

Matt, transplant recipient

Matt found support through young adult cancer organizations that sponsor activities like river rafting.

 

 

Kayla, transplant recipient

Kayla found peer support through social media channels like Facebook and Insights e-community.

Young adults are sharing their transplant questions on Insights e-community. Can you help?

What’s on your mind? Start your own discussion topic and encourage others to do the same at community.bethematch.org

Insights eCommunity

"I like the ‘Be Informed’ section because patients want to know real life experiences from other patients."
- Rebecca

"This community could be the answer some people are looking for."
- Jennifer  

Events
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Resources

How we supported patients in 2012
5,800 patients received a transplant through Be The Match last year. Henry was one of those patients. 
Learn more about the many ways we help patients >

 

Henry, transplant recipient

Henry, transplant recipeint

 

Post-Transplant Guidelines
Do you need help navigating your care after transplant?
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