Every 20 minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed with a blood cancer and some 2,000 people are looking for a potentially lifesaving blood stem cell donor each year.
Fact Every 14 minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer Fact On average, 104 people a day are diagnosed with a blood cancer. Fact Over 2,000 people in the UK are in need of a bone marrow or stem cell transplant every year. Fact Currently, only 69% of patients can find the best possible match from a stranger, and this drops dramatically to 20% if you’re a patient from a black, Asian or ethnic minority background. By building and diversifying our register we will be able provide the best match to even more people with blood cancer. Fact Only 2% of people in the UK are registered as stem cell donors. This compares to 13% in Cyprus, 12% in Israel and 9% in Germany.
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