Patient Education

Issue 3; November 2011 View as a webpage | Forward to a friend | Not subscribed? Subscribe here
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The Pearl Family

The Pearl Family


The Pearl Family

"We’ve learned to accept the good times when we get them and be prepared for the bad ones if they come."

Matt and Alex both received transplants for Fanconi anemia. That was 8 and 10 years ago.  Hear their mom describe life today.

Watch their story >


We've changed our name and created a patient Facebook page 

The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Office of Patient Advocacy is now Be The Match Patient Services. As we expand our commitment to providing patients with the resources, support and service they need, we’re adding a Facebook page just for you.
Your space.  Your stories. 
Your conversation.

How are you celebrating life after transplant? Join now to share your photos and stories of life after transplant. 

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How to stay on track over the holidays

NMDP Annual Council Meeting

Whether you’re years into recovery, or celebrating the holidays for the first time post transplant, the holidays can pose a challenge to staying healthy. We've collected tips that can help you enjoy the season while avoiding the pitfalls that come with rich foods, social obligations and heightened expectations.

Dilemma: Socializing can be fun, but also exhausting. How can I see everyone I want without wearing myself out?  

Find solution now >



  • Webcast: Living Now- Life After Transplant: Your Journey Ahead
    Be The Match >
  • Webcast: Helping Teens Take Charge of Their Health After Transplant  
    BMT InfoNet >

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