Bone Marrow Donation Registries
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Programs that maintain a computerized registry that records the tissue type of individuals who have agreed to donate stem cells as a means of facilitating unrelated donor stem cell transplants for patients with life-threatening blood diseases who do not have matching donors in their families. When a patient contacts the registry for assistance, the computer crosschecks its records to see if there is a match for the individual.
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