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Excellence in Blood and Marrow Transplant in Orlando

At the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI), our dedicated blood and marrow transplant physicians and staff treat and heal blood cancers with the latest advances in medicine. Our blood and marrow transplant center in Orlando is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to help our physicians provide the highest level of care to you and your family. Your physician may recommend a bone marrow transplant in order to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells. To learn more about bone marrow transplant in Orlando, call (407) 303-1700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Or fill out our online assistance form and one of our coordinators will get back to you within one business day.

What's the Purpose of a Bone Marrow Transplant?

A bone marrow transplant procedure may be performed in order to replace bone marrow that either is not working properly or has been destroyed (ablated) by chemotherapy or radiation. Bone marrow is the factory in your body that powers your immune system. When the marrow becomes damaged, either through cancer or another disease, your body’s ability to fend off or fight infection becomes seriously compromised, so much so that even a low-grade threat can become life threatening.

To restore immune system so you can effectively fight infections, the blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) experts at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI) utilize the most advanced therapies and procedures available to treat your cancer aggressively so that your immune system can operated normally.

Your physician may recommend a bone marrow transplant if you have:

  • Certain cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma
  • A disease that affects the production of bone marrow cells, such as aplastic anemia, congenital neutropenia, severe immunodeficiency syndromes, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia 
  • Had chemotherapy that destroyed your bone marrow 

Central Florida's Largest Blood and Marrow Transplant Center

The blood and marrow transplantation program at FHCI started out as Central Florida’s only comprehensive blood and marrow transplant center. Today it is the largest center in the region, conducting more than 350 blood and marrow transplants to treat everything from leukemia and lymphoma to germ cell tumors and neuroblastoma.

The center is accredited by some of the leading health organizations in the nation, including the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), the National Marrow Donor Program and Cancer, and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), a national clinical group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

Our team is composed of some of the leading experts in the world in blood and marrow and stem cell transplantation, earning FHCI an international reputation for excellence in clinical outcomes, putting patients first in their own care and doing everything in our power to treat, control and restore the body’s immune system through innovative, leading edge bone marrow and stem cell procedures.

If you or a loved one is facing a condition that your doctors says could benefit from a bone marrow or stem cell transplant, please take a few minutes to learn more about the blood and marrow transplant program at FHCI using the links below:

Request an Appointment

Contact one of our Cancer Care Coordinators to schedule an appointment at FHCI. You can call a coordinator at (407) 303-1700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Or fill out our online assistance form and one of our coordinators will get back to you within one business day.

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