Bone Marrow Transplantation should be done as soon as possible, while the child is still young. In the best possible situation, however, a transplant can be safely postponed to 6-8 years of age. It should definitely be done before 15 years of age to have a possibility to preserve fertility.
These answers have been prepared by:
- Dr. Lawrence Faulkner, Cure2Children medical team coordinator
- Dr. Sadaf Khalid, Cure2Children Pakistan branch coordinator