Donor registry facilitates thousands of transplants yearly

08/18/2009 | Washington Post, The

The National Marrow Donor Program's Be the Match registry helps process about 4,300 transplants annually. About 60% of the transplants utilize adult blood stem cells while 20% use bone marrow and the other 20% employ umbilical cord blood. Most of the transplants for children use bone marrow based on a study that showed better results with that method, a spokeswoman for the program said.

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