Some types of cancer treatment damage stem cells. A peripheral blood stem cell transplant replenishes these stem cells. Learn what to expect.
If you have recovered from COVID-19, you may be able to donate blood plasma. This is a procedure like donating blood.
Bone marrow transplant is a procedure used to treat many diseases. After a bone marrow transplant, your risk of infection is greater. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself from infection.
You have been diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis (HH). This is an inherited disease that causes you to soak up too much iron. Iron is needed for making red blood cells. But too much of it can cause serious health problems. Here's what you need to know.
Your healthcare provider has diagnosed you with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). ITP is a blood disorder that causes your immune system to destroy your platelets. Here's what you can do at home to lower your risk.
Learn about how to care for yourself when you have sickle cell anemia, from lifestyle changes to preventive care.
Are you scheduled for surgery? If so, you may worry about the need to replace blood lost during surgery. The goal is to keep the body's normal levels of blood. Blood transfusion is a way to reach this goal.
Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a treatment that removes plasma from your blood. The removed plasma is then replaced with a substitute to help ease symptoms of disease.