Prepare to donate

Medical clearance for the donor

Once you have been medically cleared to donate, we will inform the patient’s team that it is safe to proceed with the donation. You're about to give someone a second chance at life!

Last updated: 05/13/2021

Somewhere in the world, a patient awaiting your donation will now be prepared for the transplant: The patient will begin the preparation or “conditioning” to be able to accept your donor cells. The patient will receive rigorous treatment including chemotherapy and/or radiation to prepare for the transplant.

At this point, there will be no alternative for the patient - they depend on the transplant and the donation of your bone marrow or blood stem cells. If all goes well, the transplant will succeed and the patient will develop a new, healthy immune system.

There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.

You could be raising awareness, join the registry, hosting your own event, taking on a fundraising challenge, or anything in between.
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