Stem Cell Donation

Is bone marrow taken from my spine?

In bone marrow donation, marrow is extracted from the back of your pelvic bone - the iliac crest - using a special syringe. This method of donation is only done in 20% of transplants and most often for a pediatric patient.

Learn more about the two methods of donation: peripheral blood stem cell collection (PSBC) and bone marrow donation.


There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.
You could be raising awareness, joining the registry, hosting your own [registration] event, taking on a fundraising challenge, or anything in between.