Giving the Gift of Life During the Holiday Season

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OncoLink Cancer Resources - Bone Marrow Donation

The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) recently celebrated a notable milestone – the facilitation of a special life-giving transplant – its 20,000th!

NMDP is grateful to the people who joined its Registry as donor volunteers, the mothers who donated their baby's umbilical cord blood to provide the largest listing of units – more than 35,000, and the many other generous individuals who support its work.

Learn more about the National Marrow Donor Program's work to connect patients, doctors, donors and researchers to the resources they need to help more people live longer, healthier lives – and how you can help.

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