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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 provider of reliable and trustworthy health and social care information. All our booklets and web resources are co-produced with stem cell transplant patients and relatives with personal experience of each topic, and healthcare professionals.

  • You can read, download and print our booklets using the links below - just install Adobe Acrobat to do this.
  • Further patient information is available on this website and via our helpline: 0303 303 0303.
  • We welcome orders from healthcare professionals, and we can send up to 50 copies per booklet.
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Essential facts

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


The Seven Steps

A guide from Blood Cancer UK about receiving a stem cell transplant.


The Next Steps

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



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


Hospital isolation

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

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Recovering after transplant

Answering questions and giving advice for your life after transplant.

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Dealing with infections

Find out about protecting yourself from infections in this guide.

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Diet and physical activity

Information about eating, drinking and keeping active after transplant.

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Managing fatigue

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

Cognition Booklet

Memory and concentration

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

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Your mental health

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

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Back to work (employee guide)

How to manage and prepare for work before, during and after transplant.

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Back to work (employer guide)

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

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Children: Going to hospital

An interactive booklet for children to help them understand the process of going into hospital for their transplant.

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Children: Having my transplant

An interactive booklet for children to help them understand the process of having a stem cell transplant.

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Children: Coming home

An interactive booklet for children to help them understand the process of coming home after their transplant.


Parents’ guide to transplant

Support your child, family, and yourself as best you can through your child’s stem cell transplant using this guide.

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Sickle cell disease (SCD)

Thinking about having a stem cell transplant to treat your sickle cell disease? This leaflet lists risks and benefits, and answers common questions.

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Donating to your relative

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