Every three minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia.
For many, their only hope for a cure is a bone marrow transplant.
Make today the day you save lives through bone marrow donation.
Discover the basics of a life-saving transplant.
Patients in need of a bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant are searching for a match. Matching a patient with a donor is not the same as having the same blood type. It’s much more complex. Doctors look for a donor with a close human leukocyte antigens (HLA) match to the patient. This close HLA match is the most important factor in finding the best donor for a patient.