Bone Marrow / Stem Cell Transplant (Education)

American Bone Marrow Donor Registry, Search Coordination Center

The Be The Match Registry® is the national bone marrow donor registry in the United States, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Delete Blood Cancer DKMS is a bone marrow donor center officially affiliated with the NMDP, so every person we register is listed on the Be The Match Registry®.

212-209-6700 www.deletebloodcancer.org

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link

Publications on graft v. host disease, survivorship, informative resource. Hotline, library, clearinghouse, suggestions for financial assistance.

1-800-LINK-BMT www.nbmtlink.org

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research

Publications about transplant outcomes, best practicein follow-up care, and more. See their ‘Reference Center’ for a list of over 1,000 publications, many with data and statistics.

www.cibmtr.org

Gift Of Life

BMT registry, facts and stats on registry, etc.

www.giftoflife.org

National Bone Marrow Donor Program

Manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world and has educational information on BMT, core blood, donor registry, etc. Also provides educational materials specifically for the child. They have a video called Super Sam versus the Marrow Monsters, which is an animated video on what to expect throughout the transplant process. Their Peer Connect Program allows you to talk with a transplant recipient or caregiver and share experiences.

www.bethematch.org

A great e-book explaining the entire BMT process in a kid friendly manner is available at

www.bridges4kids.org/Disabilities/meandmymarrow.pdf

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