Empower yourself by learning more. Here’s a list of reputable sources of information about bone marrow transplants.
American Bone Marrow Donor Registry
An organization whose mission is to educate and recruit well-informed potential marrow donors and to maintain donor records.
American Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
A professional society for those in clinical practice and research related to transplants. The site offers online newsletters that may interest some patients and families, as well as more scientific information.
Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide
A voluntary collaborative effort of bone marrow donor registries and cord blood banks to provide relevant data about unrelated bone marrow donors and cord blood units.
A nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the transplant community.
A website catering to bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients and their families.
The Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research—the research arm of the National Marrow Donor Program.
An organization dedicated to ensuring access to educational and emotional support for those considering a bone marrow transplant.
National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
NMDP, a nonprofit organization, operates the Be The Match Registry, the world’s largest listing of potential marrow donors and donated cord blood units and raises funds to help provide transplants to all patients through the Be The Match Foundation. It also matches patients with donors, educates health care professionals, and conducts research through its research arm, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.