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Patients and their families tell how the BMT care they received at The University of Kansas Hospital has made a difference in their lives. Read the patient stories.


Photopheresis Treatment
The University of Kansas Cancer Center Hematologist, Sunil Abhyankar, calls photopheresis a lifesaving treatment for patients with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).  UV rays are used to in a process that helps boost a patient's immune system as they battle various cancers and recover from stem cell and lung transplants.

Patient Story: Meghan Woody and Spencer Keil
Childhood friends benefit from advances in Blood and Marrow Transplants as they battle cancer together at The University of Kansas Hospital.

Dr. Joseph McGuirk
Annette Bloch's major gift will improve and enhance cancer patient care for years to come. The director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant program details the impact of her generosity.

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