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Living Now
Issue 21: May 2016

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Amit

How one patient managed GVHD of the skin

When recovering after transplant for AML, Amit says there were many challenges along the way. One of the hardest times was when he got graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) of the skin.

Learn about Amit's experience and get tips from an expert.

Intimacy

Tips for building intimacy after transplant

After going through a serious illness, it can be difficult for some couples to regain the intimacy they once had.

Read on for steps you can take to build intimacy in your relationship.

Video

Video series helps you explain the basics of transplant

Do you ever find yourself trying to explain blood and marrow transplant (BMT) to friends and family? They may wonder if transplant is surgery, what recovery is like or what a caregiver does. Our new video series may help you describe your experience.

The Basics of Blood and Marrow Transplant videos explain transplant through the experiences of people like you who have been through the process. You can watch the short videos at BeTheMatch.org/LearnTheBasics.

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Transplant recipients helping to plan BMT research

Which parts of life after transplant mean the most to BMT patients? Be The Match is leading a new research project to find out. What we learn may help patients and their families make better-informed decisions about their treatment. Also, doctors may be able to better prepare future BMT patients for life after transplant.

Learn about the research and how transplant recipients and caregivers are involved.

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Have Questions?

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