Cancer Care

 

 

What Should I Bring to Transplant?

Contact Us
  • Lebanon, NH (DHMC)
    Phone: (603) 650-4628
    Fax: (603) 650-2334
    Email Us
  • Cancer Help Line
    Toll-Free
    Phone: (800) 639-6918
Garments and Apparel
  • Pants and shirts
  • Clothing should be comfortable and easy to remove. Cotton clothing is going to be less irritating on your skin and allows for air circulation to the skin.
  • Tops should allow for easy access to your catheter site (tops that button up)
  • Bring at least one item you can wear should you get cold.
  • Cotton socks
  • Cotton underwear
  • NEW slippers
  • Bathrobe or Housecoat
  • Scarves, hats, or turbans.
  • You may wear your wig to and from the hospital but we ask that you not wear it in the BMT unit. This will help to decrease scalp irritation.
  • Gym shorts (if you are to have radiation)
Personal Hygiene Supplies
  • A NEW toothbrush and toothpaste. You can use these as long as your WBC (white blood cell) count is high enough. You will be given a soft toothbrush and special toothpaste to use when your WBC is low.
  • A pair of eyeglasses, if needed
  • Hairbrush and comb
  • Electric razor
Items you CANNOT use during transplant:
  • Contact lenses
  • Deodorant
  • Perfumed soaps and lotion (soap and lotion will be provided for you)
  • Mouthwash (we will provided antibacterial mouthwash)
  • Make-up or nail polish
Other items that CANNOT be brought into the BMT unit:
  • Wool or animal fur
  • Feather pillows (non-feather pillows and comforters are okay)
  • Flowers
  • Food