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The Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) Transplantation Institute Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program, also known as stem cell or blood and marrow transplantation, is renowned for its research and treatment expertise of bone marrow transplants for pediatric patients. LLUMC physicians and nurses stay on the frontline of the latest approaches to bone marrow transplants. Our focus on providing comprehensive, tertiary care ensures patients have access to LLUMC physicians across many sub-specialties all within a relaxed and caring environment.

Program Overview

Since 2002, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) Transplantation Institute has been offering comprehensive care for pediatric patients needing hematopoietic stem cell and bone marrow transplants. LLUMC is committed to the whole-person care – healing of the body, mind and spirit. Our Blood and Marrow / Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program focuses on addressing the unique needs of children and adolescents while offering superior care and support to our patients’ families. Our dedicated transplant team has extensive experience caring for high-risk patients by offering the most current research-based therapies and maintaining comprehensive long-term follow-up care to ensure the best possible outcomes for your child.

Diseases Treated with Bone Marrow Transplant

Malignant

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
  • Hodgkins Disease
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Certain types of brain tumors
  • Wilms tumor
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Other diseases on a case by case basis

Non-Malignant

  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Hurler’s Disease
  • Hunter’s Disease
  • Kostman’s Syndrome
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Wiskott Aldrich
  • SCID
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
  • X linked Lymphproliferative disorder
  • CD40 Ligand Deficiency Malignancy
  • Osteopetrosis
  • Other diseases on a case by case basis

Our Approach

At LLUMC, our philosophy is to “make man whole.” Focused on healing an individual’s mind, body and spirit, our treatments are built on a multidisciplinary approach. Drawing on their many years of experience, our Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant Team diligently oversees each patient’s individualized treatment plan. Their knowledge and expertise allows them to solve diagnostic dilemmas, evaluate new transplant techniques and supportive therapies and identify targeted treatment options. LLUMC strives to decrease toxins related to treatment, ensuring that patients experience fewer side effects.

Our Bone Marrow Transplant (Stem Cell or Blood and Marrow Transplant) Team

As a leader in bone marrow / stem cell transplantation, LLUMC’s expert transplant team is comprised of experienced health professionals including physicians, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, dietitians, and child life specialists who are deeply committed to caring individuals and their families. For children and adolescents, child life specialists work to minimize fear and stress experienced by young patients and their families. Our specialists play an integral role in the healing process by providing emotional support to help patients and families cope during this challenging time.

Accreditation and Credentials

LLUMC’s BMT program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) for its high quality patient care and lab performance. Our facilities have met rigorous standards as defined by the leading experts in the field. We’re also accredited by Medi-Cal/ CCS. As a member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), LLUMC BMT patients can enroll in current open clinical research protocols.

Contact Us

With the accessibility of our facilities and ease of scheduling an appointment, LLUMC&CH’s compassionate staff is dedicated to providing you with whole-person care. Our commitment to the well-being of your mind, body and spirit begins with your request for an appointment. Make an appointment by calling us toll-free at 1-800-548-3790 or locally at 909-558-3636, by filling out our online request form or by visiting our facilities today.

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