At DKMS, patients and families are at the heart of everything we do. Our key mission is to provide a suitable donor for every person in need of a blood stem cell donation.
We work with patients and their families to support them in their appeal to find a perfect matching donor.
Find out what happens if you are ever matched with a patientThe process explained
33-year-old Rajee is a talented software engineer who lives with her husband, Mani, in London. Rajee has been fighting chronic myeloid leukaemia since she was 12, but she hasn't let it hold her back.
Unfortunately, Rajee's condition has recently deteriorated and she now needs to find a lifesaving blood stem cell donor. Her family are appealing for more people to register as potential blood stem cell donors through their #HealRajee campaign.
21-year-old Omar is one of four brothers from London. While recovering from a motor accident in 2016, Omar was diagnosed with the rare blood disorder aplastic anaemia.
A blood stem cell donation is Omar's best hope of beating aplastic anaemia. He and his family are now appealing for more people to register as potential blood stem cell donors.
7-year-old Kacper, from Nuneaton, has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia
Following his diagnosis, in November 2016, Kacper and his family were told he needs a bone marrow transplant to have the best chance of beating his condition. They are now focused on encouraging as many people as possible to register as potential blood stem cell donors.
Ruby, a loving wife and mum of two who lives in London, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in November 2016 and is now searching for a lifesaving blood stem cell donation.
Ruby, her family and friends are encouraging potential blood stem cell donors to register through their #RegisterForRuby campaign.
Mum of three Venessa was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in February 2016 and has been told she needs a blood stem cell donation to survive.
Venessa is keeping a Facebook blog about her journey: www.facebook.com/theleukaemiadiva
DKMS supports people with blood cancer and blood disorders, we work closely with patients and their families in appealing for more potential blood stem cell donors to join the register.
We organise donor recruitment events of all sizes in different locations across the UK, from small community events to large events in multinational companies.
If you would like further information on how DKMS can support you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org