Doctors request donors in the 18-35 age group nearly 75% of the time. Research shows cells from younger, healthy donors lead to more successful stem cell transplants for patients.
When you join Be The Match Registry, your tissue type is added to the registry. It’s not a marrow donation; you don't actually donate until you are a match for a patient. Learn more about what it means to be a possible match for a patient.
Other ways to be the cure
There are many other ways you can be the cure for patients with blood cancers.
- Join our social media communities and spread the word
- Attend Be The Match events in your community
- Become a volunteer
- Contribute financially to help support blood cancer patients
Check out FAQs about donation or call us at 1 (800) MARROW2 for more information about bone marrow donation.