This book will be the only current practical guide to a widely used procedure for treating leukemias and disseminated cancers.Organises sections to correspond with the bone marrow transplant process, progressing from evaluation of the disease through evaluation of the patient, the transplant conditioning regimens, the immediate post-transplant period, and the late post-transplant period. Explores patient selection criteria, graft collection procedures, processing of grafts, therapies to enhance implantation outcomes, regulatory issues, and much more. Devotes entire chapters to specific disease entities treated by bone marrow transplant as well as individual complications that arise. Discusses the full range of transplant approaches in use today, identifies controversial areas, and offers recommendations for making treatment choices. Provides informative tables and figures in each chapter to clarify important concepts and complex procedures.