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How bone marrow transplants work >

Learn more about how bone marrow transplants are used to treat blood cancers, sickle cell anemia and other diseases.

How bone marrow donation works

How bone marrow donation works >

Discover the myths and facts about bone marrow donation. Read about the steps of donating bone marrow and the two donation methods.

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Cord blood and transplants >

Umbilical cord blood can also be used for a transplant. Learn the reasons why doctors may choose cord blood for their patients and how it is used.

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Matching patients with donors >

Find out how patients and donors are matched for a bone marrow transplant and factors that can affect the likelihood of finding a match.

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Do patients and donors meet? >

In most cases, patients and donors can communicate with each other after transplant. Read more about the guidelines in place for these communications.