Syngeneic transplants are those in which the donor is the patients identical twin. Because the marrow exactly matches the patients, the major life-threatening complication of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is prevented. As with autologous transplants, any possible graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) benefit is absent in syngeneic transplants.

Jeremy had a syngeneic transplant from his identical twin brother as his donor to treat his secondary AML after treatment for Ewings sarcoma. He received Cytoxan and radiation in his conditioning regimen. One of the worst side effects he experienced was the nausea and vomiting. He was released from the hospital on Day 9, readmitted on Day 11 because of an infection, and discharged again on Day 12. We stayed near the hospital, and then we were allowed to go home on Day 30. He has done very well.

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