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Bone marrow and stem cell transplant organisations

This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people having bone marrow or stem cell transplants.

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The websites on cancer listed on this page are valuable sources of detailed information about bone marrow and stem cell transplants. They may use more technical terms, longer pages and fewer images than our site. 

You can find details about general cancer support organisations on our general cancer organisations page. We have information about counselling organisations in the counselling section.


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Transplant support organisations

Anthony Nolan
2 Heathgate Place
75–87 Agincourt Road

Phone: 0303 303 0303

Anthony Nolan is a charity that has a register to match people willing to donate their bone marrow or blood stem cells to people who need transplants. They also provide information, support and an on-line forum for patients and families going through a transplant.

Delete Blood Cancer UK
Ashburnham House
Horticultural Place
W4 4JQ

Tel: 020 8747 5620

A charity that aims to increase the number of people registered as potential stem cell donors to increase the number of lives saved with blood cancer treatments. The organisation raises awareness of the blood stem cell registry and how people can potentially save a life by joining it. It works with patients and families who are searching for matching blood stem cell donors by supporting their appeals and recruitment events. On the website, you can register and request a cheek swab kit to enable you to join the register.

The National Blood Service
Tel: 0300 123 23 23

The National Blood Service runs the blood donation scheme and organises the supply of blood products. They also run the British Bone Marrow Register. Phone the number above or look on the website for more information about becoming a bone marrow donor.

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
39–40 Eagle Street

Telephone: 020 7504 2200 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research sponsors research into leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. They also provide patient information booklets and leaflets that you can download or order from their website, including information about bone marrow and stem cell transplants.


International organisations

National Cancer Institute (USA)

The NCI website has a section about transplants.
LINK to transplant section.

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Updated: 23 March 2015