Bone marrow transplantation, commonly named stem cell transplantation is used in treatment of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, various organ tumors, ineffective bone marrow conditions, hereditary anemias, immunedeficiency syndromes and hereditary metabolic diseases. Bone marrow transplantation is a product of teamwork. An experienced transplantation team and ideal physical environment for the patient, helps to complete the intensive treatment process successfully.
In accordance with our Comprehensive Cancer Program, bone marrow transplantation unit started admitting patients in the second half of 2016 at Koç University Hospital. The unit consists of 14 HEPA-filtered air-locked single rooms and distinct laboratories in line with international standards. Under three internationally acknowledged academics in lead, the unit has already proven to become our newest excellence center with an annual capacity of 120 patients.
Pediatric bone marrow transplantation unit will be in operation in 2018.