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You are a potential match for a patient

What happens if your tissue characteristics match those of a patient?

Graphic showing patient receiving medical tests

If your tissue characteristics match those of a patient, we will contact you immediately to ask if you are still willing to donate your stem cells.

If you are, we ask you some questions to ensure that you will be able to donate.

How will I donate?

The exact procedure for your donation depends on the type of search the patient’s medical team has ordered. There are two possible options you will be asked to agree to:

  • peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) donation
  • bone marrow donation.