Why become a stem cell donor?
A large number of potential donors are needed just to find one matching donor. The chance of a match between two random individuals is very small. Therefore, it is so important that as many people as possible sign up to be a donor.Read more
Note: Change to registering as stem cell donor.
We welcomed a record number of 80.000 new donors in 2018 alone. This is a very encouraging development, which really calls for new measures that will allow us to continue to manage this increase in a way that is affordable. Therefore, from 1st January, 2019 Matchis will be introducing a (compulsory) one-off registration everyone aged between 36 and 55 who wants to register as a stem cell donor.Read more
33 million people worldwide are stem cell donor
288.174 Dutch residents are stem cell donor
9000 people per year are diagnosed with blood cancer in the Netherlands