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We have a wide range of free information and advice on receiving a stem cell transplant and life after transplant, suitable for patients, their families, partners and friends.

Anthony Nolan has achieved the PiF TICK, a quality mark operated by the Patient Information Forum, which certifies us as a reliable and trustworthy provider of health and social care information. All our booklets and web resources are developed with stem cell transplant patients and family members with personal experience of each topic.

All our booklets are also available to read, download and print using the 'Download it now' links below - just install Adobe Acrobat to do this. Further patient information is available on this website and via our helpline: 0303 303 0303.

Essential Facts for Transplant Patients

A short illustrated guide to what happens next if you or someone you know needs a stem cell transplant.

Download it now (PDF 551KB)

Life After Transplant: An Essential Guide to Graft Versus Host Disease (GvHD)

Get the facts about GvHD, how it’s treated and where to get support.

Download it now (PDF 486KB)

Managing fatigue after a stem cell transplant

Practical advice for dealing with fatigue - also available as an audiobook narrated by actor Andrew Hayden-Smith.

Download booklet (PDF 2,330KB) or audiobook

Helping your child through their stem cell transplant

Interactive booklets to help children understand the processes, words and feelings they may encounter.

Donating Stem Cells To Your Relative

What to expect if you're selected to be a family member's stem cell donor.

Download it now (PDF 1,888KB)

Preparing for Hospital Isolation

Information and advice to help you during your time in hospital isolation.

Download it now (PDF 1,109KB)

Essential Facts for Transplant Recovery

Answering questions and giving advice for your life after transplant.

Download it now (PDF 1,886KB)

Life After Transplant: An Essential Guide to Dealing With Infections

Find out about protecting yourself from infections in this guide.

Download it now (PDF 4,201KB)

Your Mental Health and Stem Cell Transplant

Advice on managing your emotional wellbeing before, during and after transplant.

Download it now (PDF 3,176KB)

How Stem Cell Transplant Can Affect Your Memory & Cognition

Explains Cancer-related Cognitive Changes (CRCCs) and provides tips on how to manage them.

Download it now (PDF 916KB)

Life After Transplant: An Essential Guide to Diet and Physical Activity

Information about eating, drinking and keeping active after transplant.

Download it now (PDF 3,205KB)

The Seven Steps

A guide from Blood Cancer UK about receiving a stem cell transplant.
Download now or order a copy through the post here.

The Seven Steps: The Next Steps

A handbook for long-term recovery after a stem cell transplant.

Download it now (PDF 480KB)

Lucy and the Good Soldiers

A small person's guide to transplant.

Download it now (PDF 1490KB)

Going Back to Work After Your Stem Cell Transplant (Employees Guide) 

How to manage and prepare for work before, during and after transplant.
Download it now (PDF 538KB)

Work and Stem Cell Transplant (Employers Guide)

How to support your employee before, during and after their stem cell transplant.

Download it now (PDF 548KB)

Bereavement and Stem Cell Transplant

Advice, information and support for anyone whose partner, relative or friend died after having a stem cell transplant.

Download it now (PDF 6,169KB)

Patient Factsheets

Having An Autograft Or Autologous Stem Cell Transplant
All the facts about having an autologous stem cell transplant (using your own healthy cells).
Download it now (PDF 60KB)

Having A Cord Blood Transplant
All the facts about having a transplant using stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood.
Download it now (PDF 60KB)

Having A Haploidentical Stem Cell Transplant
All the facts about having a transplant using a half-matched or haploidentical donor.
Download it now (PDF 88KB)

Having A Matched Unrelated Donor (MUD) Stem Cell Transplant
All the facts about a transplant from an unrelated donor.
Download it now (PDF 61KB)

Having A Sibling Stem Cell Transplant
All the facts about a transplant using a sibling donor.
Download it now (PDF 60KB)

Having A Donor Lymphocyte Infusion (DLI)
All the facts about having a DLI after transplant.

Download it now (PDF 61KB)

Having CAR T-cell Therapy
All the facts about having CAR T-cell therapy.
Download it now (PDF 66KB)