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Donor Information

Every year, approximately 18,000 patients are diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancers or other diseases like sickle cell for which a blood stem cell transplant from a related or unrelated donor may be their best or only hope of a cure. 

A patient is hoping someone like you registers to become a marrow donor.

A bone marrow transplant or umbilical cord blood transplant (also called a BMT) is a potentially life-saving treatment for some patients who have leukemia, lymphoma, or a genetic metabolic or immune system disorder. A bone marrow or cord blood transplant replaces a patient's unhealthy blood-forming cells with healthy cells from a donor.

You could be the one to save a life.

The registry of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program is also called the Be The Match Registry®. The registry is a listing of potential marrow donors and donated cord blood units.

*Updated as of April 10, 2023. Current numbers can be found at the World Marrow Donor Association.