Blood Donations Key to Stem Cell Transplant Treatment

Sep 05, 2014

As part of the recent “Stand Up to Cancer” national broadcast, NewsChannel13 health reporter and anchor Benita Zahn spoke with New York Oncology Hematology physician Sami Brake, MD and patient Cynthia Applebaum about the critical role that blood donations play in stem cell transplant treatment for cancer.

New York Oncology Hematology provides the region’s only stem cell transplant program. This outpatient procedure follows national standards, while allowing patients to remain at home or near home through the course of treatment for:

  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Hodgkin’s Disease
  • Germ Cell Tumors