Patients depend on all of us
NMDP is a community of donors, volunteers, health care professionals and researchers helping patients get the life-saving treatments they need.
As a global leader in cellular therapy, NMDP has been connecting donors and patients since 1987.
Every 3-4 minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer.
70% of patients don’t have a fully matched donor in their family.
75+ diseases can be cured or treated from blood stem cells.
Behind someone like you
To be 30 and thriving
Elise just wants to make it to her 40th birthday. With only 15% of remaining functioning bone marrow, her only hope for a cure is a blood stem cell transplant.
An avid baker and business owner, Elise wants to get back to doing the things she loves most.
Step up to save a life
Become a potential lifesaver to patients around the globe battling blood cancers or blood diseases in need of a donor.
Answer simple questions about your medical history to make sure you meet health guidelines.
Order a test kit
Receive a free cheek swab kit by mail in about 3-7 business days.
Your sample will be tested, and your genetic type will be added to the NMDP Registry.
Because of the genetic complexity of matching donors to patients, it could be several months or many years before you’re matched to a patient.
Patients and their families are counting on you to keep your promise to donate if needed. You could be someone’s only hope for a cure.
Ready to join the donor registry?
Order your free swab kit today! Join the NMDP Registry. You could save a life.