When did Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) for thalassemia start and how many transplants have been done?

BMT as a way of curing children with thalassemia has been successfully performed for almost 40 years in a total of more than 5,000 patients worldwide.

These answers have been prepared by:
- Dr. Lawrence Faulkner, Cure2Children medical team coordinator
- Dr. Sadaf Khalid, Cure2Children Pakistan branch coordinator