Registration Eligibility Requirements

YOU CAN SIGN UP IF YOU ARE:

• 18 - 55 years of age
• NOT a member of the U.S. military, active in the Reserves or in ROTC
• Registering for the FIRST time
• Willing to donate to any patient if matched
• Permanently living in the USA and willing to travel
• At least 4’10” in height, and weigh more than 105 pounds, but don’t exceed the height / weight ratio listed

THESE CONDITIONS PREVENT YOU FROM JOINING THE BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY:

• HIV
• History of heart surgery or heart disease
• Autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis or fibromyalgia
• Sleep apnea, breathing problems or severe asthma (daily inhalers are acceptable)
• Diabetes requiring insulin or injectable medication
• Hepatitis B or C
• Kidney or liver disease
• History of stroke, including TIA
• Multiple concussions or head injuries
• Chronic or severe neck or back problems
• Epilepsy or other seizure within one year
• History of blood clotting or bleeding disorders
• Personal history of cancer (exceptions: Stage 0 or in situ melanoma, breast, bladder, cervical and cured localized skin cancer such as basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma)

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