The Section of Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics treats many different types of patients referred for transplant. No two patients are alike, and treatments may vary, even among patients with the same diagnosis. Our mission is to provide the highest quality blood and marrow transplant care.
Children's Mercy features a highly skilled team of pediatric blood and marrow transplant specialists including board-certified pediatric hematologists, pediatric oncologists and surgeons. Our staff also includes BMT-trained nurses, dieticians, child-life specialists, pharmacists, social workers and nurse coordinators.
Our program offers specialized services to support patients and families through every step of the transplant process. The program features services such as photopheresis therapy and the Donor Advocacy Program.
- Our BMT section is Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)-accredited.
- Our specialized team provides comprehensive, coordinated, cost-effective, and patient- and family-centered manner.
- We provide education to patients, family, medical staff and others regarding hematopoietic progenitor cell therapy.
- The program participates in local, regional, national and international clinical research protocols which meet the highest ethical and scientific standards.