A stem cell transplant is a treatment for some types of cancer. ... Doctors also treat some blood diseases with stem cell transplants. In the past, patients who needed a stem cell transplant received a “bone marrow transplant” because the stem cells were collected from the bone marrow.
Tacrolimus belongs to the class of medications called immuno suppressants. It is used in addition to other medications to prevent the body's rejection of an allogeneic (from a donor) transplanted kidney, liver, or heart or treat the body's rejection of a transplanted kidney or liver.
The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. ... Prograf is used together with other medicines to prevent your body from rejecting a heart, liver, or kidney transplant.