A marrow transplant can cure someone with sickle cell anemia or a life-threatening blood cancer. But, because of their mixed heritage, African American patients in need of a marrow transplant are nearly 30% less likely to find a potentially life-saving marrow donor compared to whites.
You can change the odds and help save lives. Register to become a marrow donor. It only takes a few minutes and a swab of your cheek to join the Be The Match Registry®. If you are asked to donate, you could be the only one on a registry of millions who can save someone’s life.