Do you ever wonder how you can save a life? The World Marrow Donor Association finds that 70% of patients worldwide rely on volunteer bone marrow donors who have signed up with registries independently. With the medical field growing in complexity every day, patients battling leukemia or lymphoma are in need more than ever of a bone marrow transplant because they do not have a matching donor within their family. Donating bone marrow has become easier and extremely important due to medical advancements.
After a few simple steps, you can sign up to become a Bone Marrow Donor. The process of becoming a donor may sound complicated, but in reality it is not and can be achieved quite simply. As demoed in our How to Use the Internet Series: How to Sign Up as a Bone Marrow Donor, here is your step by step process to donating today.
While the opportunity to donate is extremely rare, if everyone could donate, many people would be saved from different types of blood cancer. It takes 4 simple steps online and 1 swab kit to become a bone marrow donor. Step up and save lives!
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