Emory Celebrates 3,000th Bone Marrow Transplant
On May 20, 2010, Emory University Hospital conducted its 3,000th bone marrow transplant. No other facility in Georgia has performed this many bone marrow or bone marrow stem cell transplants. This video shows staff at Emory Healthcare, including doctors, nurses and support staff, marking this milestone.
About Emory's Program
The Bone (Blood & Marrow) Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program at Emory Winship Cancer Institute is the oldest and largest program in Georgia. In the 30 years since the first Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) was performed in Georgia, the program's mission has been to provide curative therapy for patients with cancer using combinations of high dose chemotherapy with bone marrow or blood stem cell transplants. Our doctors are internationally known for research and treatment of blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma.