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    Transplant Therapy and Donor Matching

    Early planning is critical for optimal transplant outcomes. View timing for HLA typing, steps of the unrelated donor search process, and data on the likelihood of finding a matching donor.

HLA Typing and Matching

View guidelines for unrelated donor matching and when to order HLA typing for patients and family members.

 

Timing for HLA Typing

Matching Guidelines

Search for Donors or Cord Blood Units

See the likelihood of finding a matching donor, based on race and ethnicity, and review the search process.

 

Donor or Cord Blood Search Process

Match Likelihood

Comparing Cell Sources

See the latest data on outcomes of unrelated donor transplants, based on the choice of marrow, peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) or umbilical cord blood for hematopoietic cell transplant.

Cell Sources

Randomized Study: Marrow vs. PBSC