Be The Match:
Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. Their mission is to save lives through transplant. They provide information and resources for donors, patients and physicians about bone marrow and cord blood transplant.
Bone Marrow Foundation:
The Bone Marrow Foundation is a national non-profit organization that offers financial assistance and free support services to bone marrow/stem cell transplant patients and their families and relies 100% on private donations to provide these vital services.
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation:
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation is a non-profit aims include fostering a cure by funding research. The foundation addresses the organization, the disease, treatment options and clinical trials.
Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium:
The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium works to accelerate the development of novel and combination treatments for patients with multiple myeloma by promoting and facilitating collaborative research between industry and academia. This bench to bedside research is solely directed to provide new and more effective treatments for our patients and fast forward progress toward the ultimate cure of myeloma.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services.
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America:
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America provides education, advocacy and other initiatives which promote awareness and support for sickle cell programs and patients
Leukemia Research Foundation:
The Leukemia Research Foundation mission is to conquer leukemia, lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndrome by funding research into their causes and cures and to enrich the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.
Lymphoma Research Foundation:
The Lymphoma Research Foundation promotes and supports research aimed at more effective and safe treatment.
The following sites allow transplant patients to speak with others going through the same experience:
www.caringBridge.org: Provides tools to keep your family and friends updated during a cancer diagnosis.
www.MyLifeLine.org: Empowers cancer patients and caregivers to build an online support community of family and friends to foster connection, inspiration, and healing through free, personalized websites.
www.CarePages.com: Free patient blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge.
Donate to Stomp the Monster
This organization provides financial and other support to cancer patients, their families, and caregivers when they need it most. They fund expenses that are usually not covered by insurance such as travel to appointments, babysitting expenses, etc.