There are many incredible organizations taking the lead on this life-saving work for patients facing a blood cancer diagnosis. Whether you want to learn more about the registry, support the cause or get more information, here are some useful links for your convenience.
Over the past three decades, Be The Match has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. They provide doctors with access to more than 30 million potential donors and more than 720,000 cord blood units worldwide.
This resource was established to document the disparity regarding the lack of available bone marrow/stem cell donors in the African American community. Akiim DeShay, a leukemia survivor and bone marrow transplant recipient, heads Black Bone Marrow as his personal cause.
The first patient advocacy organization in the U.S. devoted solely to serving transplant patients. BMT InfoNet provides patients and their loved ones with emotional support and high quality, easy-to-understand information about blood stem cell transplants and other cellular therapies.
Crouse offers a range of general and specialty care, inpatient and outpatient services and community health education and outreach programs. Their mission is to provide the best in patient care and to promote community health.
Dana-Farber is committed to providing adults and children diagnosed with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow’s cures through cutting-edge research.
Dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. They support research that’s focused on advancing breakthroughs in immunotherapy, genomics and personalized medicine.
DKMS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancers and other blood-related illnesses by inspiring people around the world to register as blood stem cell donors. Founded in 1991, DKMS works closely with patients and their families, from diagnosis to transplant and beyond.