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Richard Makin
Blood and Marrow Transplant Network and Quality Manager


Email
richard.makin@health.nsw.gov.au


The following consumer fact sheets were produced by the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Long-Term Follow Up project team. ACI and the BMT + CT Network has supported the Long-Term Follow Up project for over 10 years and has engaged consumers for advice and recommendations for the development of this series of fact sheets and other projects and resources to assist the needs of the BMT community.

The Long-Term Follow Up team consists of clinicians and consumers throughout NSW local health districts and hospitals with a special interest in working towards better outcomes for BMT survivors, their carers and their families.

The fact sheets were designed to provide:

  • easy to read information for the consumer
  • tips on prevention and management at home of some health issues
  • information to encourage open dialogue between health care providers and the survivors
  • links and information for further information and assistance.

Bone health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of bone conditions and tips to maintain good bone health.

Cholesterol health

Identifying factors that affect cholesterol levels and the management and treatment of cholesterol health issues.

Dental and oral health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of dental and oral health issues and tips to maintain good dental and oral health.

Diet and nutritional health

Diet and nutrition advice to maintain a balanced diet after a bone marrow transplant.

Emotional health

The emotional impact of bone marrow transplant and tips on looking after your emotional health.

Eye health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions and tips to maintain good eye health.

Fatigue

Causes of fatigue and its treatment and management after bone marrow transplant.

Fertility and reproductive health

Issues that could affect fertility and reproductive health after bone marrow transplant and the diagnosis and treatment of fertility issues.

Heart health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions and tips to maintain good heart health.

Kidney health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney conditions and tips to maintain good kidney health.

Lung health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions and tips to maintain good lung health.

Metabolic syndrome

Causes, symptoms and treatment of metabolic syndrome and ways to prevent or manage metabolic syndrome through a healthy lifestyle.

Second cancers

Risk and symptoms of developing a second cancer after bone marrow transplant and ways to prevent second cancers

Sexual health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of sexual health issues and tips to maintain good sexual health.

Skin health

Symptoms and treatment of skin conditions and tips to maintain good skin health.

Stomach and intestinal (gastrointestinal) health

Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal conditions and tips to maintain good stomach and intestinal health.

Published 27 November 2020

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