Stories of you could be the cure.

My name is Adriana. I was diagnosed with high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a blood disorder that can only be cured by a blood stem cell transplant. Mike saved my life.

Adriana, or “Adri”, was diagnosed in the Spring of 2015. From the very beginning, the odds were against her because her disease was not only chemo resistant, but her chances of finding a match were very low due to her diverse ancestry. Those of Hispanic heritage have a 46% chance of finding a matched donor on the Be The Match Registry®.

That’s where Mike came in. In December of 2014, he’d joined the donor registry at Wilmington University, where he was a marketing major at the time. A year to the day of his registration, he donated his life-saving blood stem cells to Adri, who also happened to be of Puerto Rican ancestry.

Adri eventually got to meet Mike and thank her hero for saving her life.

More people from all ethnic backgrounds need to join the registry, so we can up the odds for all patients.

Be The Match. Save a life. Join the donor registry today.

WHO WILL YOU SAVE?

HELP SOMEONE FACING APLASTIC ANEMIA OR BLOOD CANCER.
JOIN THE BE THE MATCH REGISTRY®.