Bone Marrow Transplant Program Continues To Grow, Make A Difference

Aug. 26, 2011 – Since its beginning 31 years ago, the Siteman Cancer Center bone marrow and stem cell transplant program has grown to one of the largest in the world. The program completed its 5,000th transplant in July on a patient with multiple myeloma. Siteman's John DiPersio, MD, PhD, and Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD, discuss the progress the program has made and how cutting-edge research and treatment at Siteman continue to save more lives. In addition, one of DiPersio's patients, Sanela McKinney, discusses her transplant experience.

Click here to read more about McKinney's transplant journey.