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
How stem cell donation works
You can donate stem cells in two ways: via blood or via bone marrow. Once you are a stem cell donor, the odds are, you may never be called upon. If you are a match with a patient, we will contact you. Only then - after extensive information and (medical) testing - the actual donation of the stem cells will follow. This will take some time, so we plan the stem cell donation in consultation with you.Read more
38 million people worldwide are stem cell donor
395.920 Dutch residents are stem cell donor
9000 people per year are diagnosed with blood cancer in the Netherlands