Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease Triples Risk for Morbidity, Frailty Among Transplant Survivors

Survivors of allogeneic bone marrow transplant who develop chronic graft-versus-host disease are three times more likely to develop multiple chronic health conditions, according to a new UMN study. “We can use this evidence to design strategies to screen for these complications or even prevent them from happening. These strategies can be built into transplant treatment and survivorship guidelines,” said Dr. Mukta Arora, Department of Medicine.

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