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JP, Andrew, Katelyn and Cole. Blood stem cell donors.

Patients depend on all of us

Be The Match® 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, Be The Match has been connecting donors and patients since 1987.

stethoscope iconEvery 3-4 minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer.

people icon70% of patients don’t have a fully matched donor in their family.

heart icon75+ diseases can be cured or treated from blood stem cells.

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Wara on donation day

Wara, blood stem cell donor

"The whole process was so wonderful and super smooth. I cannot wait to know who my recipient is, and all I hope for is that she gets better."

Wara, blood stem cell donor

"Todo el proceso fue maravilloso y súper sencillo. No puedo esperar a conocer al paciente que pude ayudar, espero que cada día se encuentre mucho mejor".

Wara, donante de células madre sanguíneas

Behind someone like you

Husband, father, fighter

Travis smiling with wife and children.

Travis has been battling leukemia for over seven years. He is searching for a matching blood stem cell donor after relapsing for the third time.

Travis wants to do everything he can to let the world know we have magical cells in our bodies which can cure cancer.

Read Travis' story

To be 30 and thriving

Elise smiling and holding a baked good.

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.

Read Elise’s story

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.

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Register online

Answer simple questions about your medical history to make sure you meet health guidelines.

Join the donor registry

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Order a test kit

Receive a free cheek swab kit by mail in about 3-7 business days.

Watch how to unbox a test kit

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Swab cheek

Your sample will be tested, and your genetic type will be added to the Be The Match Registry®.

Watch how to swab your cheek

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Get matched

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.

Learn how matching works

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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.

Learn about the donation process

Ready to join the donor registry?

Order your free swab kit today! Join the Be The Match Registry®. You could save a life.

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