As with any procedure, such as bone marrow transplant, prognosis, and long-term survival can vary greatly from an individual. Prognosis greatly depends on the factors such as Type of marrow transplant, Type and extent of the disease being treated, Disease response to treatment, Genetics, Age and overall health of the child, tolerance of specific medications, procedures, or therapies. The number of transplants being done for an increased number of diseases and on-going medical developments has greatly improved the outcome for bone marrow transplant in children and adults. Continuous follow-up care is essential following a bone marrow transplant. New methods to improve treatment and decrease complications and side effects of a transplant are continually being discovered.
- Genetic issues related to the treatment
- Factors affecting the process
- Advancement in the treatment