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69 Bone Marrow Resources




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This article is from the Organ Transplant FAQ, by mike_holloway@hotmail.com (Michael Holloway) with numerous contributions by others.

69 Bone Marrow Resources


BMT-TALK mail list discussion group:

bmt-talk@ai.mit.edu is a moderated mailing list for the discussion
of Bone Marrow Transplants. To subscribe to bmt-talk send mail to
bmt-talk-request@ai.mit.edu with the only word "subscribe" (no
quotes) in the body of the message.

The BMT Newsletter is published bi-monthly by a former BMT patient for
BMT patients. It is free, although they also accepts contributions. The
address is: BMT Newsletter, 1985 Spruce Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035,
phone 708-831-1913. The on-line version is available through the
Oncolink gopher site (see below).

BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT SUPPORT NETWORK (800-826-9376)
A telephone support network for Bone Marrow Transplant patients &
families.


BMT information web and gopher sites:
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The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust
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http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/bone-marrow/index.html

The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust, a leading centre for research and
also runs the UK register of potential donors. The more people there are
on the register, the better the chance of finding a compatible donor.
This site references other BMT international BMT sites.

The National Marrow Donor Program Information Web Site
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http://WWW.Marrow.Org/

The NMDP maintains a computerized Registry of volunteer marrow donors,
willing to become donors if ever matched with a patient in need of a
transplant. Read further to find out how you can become a volunteer
donor or obtain help through the NMDP.

Contents:
Donor Story
Recipient Story
Questions & Answers
How Do I Become A Donor?
Contacting the National Marrow Donor Program
Current News
Links of Interest


Oncolink
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Information and on-line versions of the BMT Newsletter and the BMT
Handbook can be found in Oncolink.
http://oncolink.upenn.edu/
BMT information can be found in the Radiation Oncology and Medical
Oncology directories. A link to this BMT information has been made
through the transplantation information directory in the Yale
biomedical gopher site (Part 1, section II).

Bone marrow registries outside the US
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The Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
153 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
Telephone: +61 2 229 4369

Linda Albinet
CNCC
401-555 West Eighth Avenue
Vancouver
Canada
V5Z 1C6
Telephone: +1 604 879 7551
Fax: +1 604 879 4255

Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei
Kreuzstr. 52
D-72074 Tuebingen
Germany
Telephone: +49 (7071) 84400
Fax: +49 (7071) 27116

The Norwegian Bone Marrow Donor Registry
Institute of Transplantation Immunology
National Hospital
N-0027 Oslo 1
Norway
Telephone: +47 22 86 70 10

Bone Marrow Donor Programme
W.H.O. Immunology Center
National University of Singapore
Singapore 0511
Telephone: +65 772 3318
Fax: +65 777 5720
E-mail: micrenec@nus.sg

Bone Marrow Registry
Department of Clinical Immunology
F79, Huddinge Hospital
S-141 86 Huddinge
Sweden
Telephone: +46 (8) 746 8020

The Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust
The Royal Free Hospital
London NW3 2QG
United Kingdom
Telephone: 0171 284 1234


 

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