Logistics and Time Commitment

What to Expect

Given the significantly low chances of anyone being a match, being selected as a potential donor for someone is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. Here are some points that we hope will clarify various parts of the selection process:

The content from this page is borrowed heavily from “When you’re contacted as a possible marrow match” and “Donation Process,” both pages which are hosted by Be The Match at https://bethematch.org/.

Information is also taken from “You’re a Potential Match: Explore the Journey to Donation (PDF),” an excellent and comprehensive PDF document also provided by Be The Match. For more in-depth and exhaustive information, please consult those sources.

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