In one murine study, donor T cells appeared to maintain a progenitor-like population in GVHD-affected tissue. Erythema body surface area kept its total prognostic information on NRM and OS longer than the NIH scoring system. Oncology nurses must help to screen and assess for the clinical manifestations of scalp or body hair changes with cGVHD. Though enteral nutrition appears to lead to better outcomes than total parenteral nutrition, guidelines are lacking for GVHD. A balanced microbiome can lead to improved outcomes, but how can the gut microbiome be regulated? There is more to consider when caring for patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease than just the physical effects. A single-center study demonstrated good results with the trio of PT-Cy, tacrolimus, and low-dose anti-thymocyte globulin. Exosomes, T regulatory cells, and myeloid-derived-suppressor-cells could be the future of GVHD prevention. Graft-versus-host disease is the most life-threatening consequence of stem cell transplant, and nurses are urgently needed. The benefits of mindfulness meditation are numerous and far-reaching. But can they help HSCT recipients with GVHD? Certain species were predictive of not only the occurrence of GVHD, but also the severity. Pruritus is considered a mild adverse event, but does it negatively affect quality of life? Many patients don't have a plan for returning to work. You can help them make a plan and adapt to changes along the way. Do you know how to assess for gut GVHD? This article covers assessment, pathobiology, and staging. In patients with GVHD, some forms of grief are expected and accepted, yet others go unrecognized. Using these 3 strategies, you can build your resiliency to benefit yourself and your patients. Continuous intravenous tacrolimus administration can be logistically challenging. Can intermittent dosing work as well? Vascular access events caused most patients to discontinue treatment. Does catheter type affect event frequency? Can extracorporeal photopheresis treat acute graft-versus-host disease when the disease has become steroid dependent? The accepted belief is that late-onset acute GVHD is less severe, but one study demonstrated the opposite.