Selection of Relevant Organizations
National Marrow Donor Program
About Be The Match’s support of the SIERRA clinical trial:
The National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®, the nonprofit organization that operates the national Be The Match Registry® of potential volunteer blood stem cell donors, will provide support for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients who are candidates for the SIERRA clinical trial through expanded search of unrelated bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) donors.
The NMDP/Be The Match’s assistance will include screening donors for their interest and availability and provide customized human leukocyte antigen (HLA) typing to determine HLA match grade.
Resources for physicians: BeTheMatchClinical.org
Resources for patients: BeTheMatch.org/patient
Clinical Trial Information: Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program
Patient Assistance Grants
Drs. Jeffrey and Isabel Chell Clinical Trials Travel Grant
The Drs. Jeffrey and Isabel Chell Clinical Trials Travel Grant, in partnership with the Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program, provides financial help to qualified patients (blood disorders/cancers), who need help paying the following costs to travel for clinical trials:
- Patient and companion air travel: booked by dedicated travel agents
- Ground transportation: gas/parking and public/mass transit (bus/train/cab/etc.)
- Accommodations: hotel, temporary housing and incidentals
Application Information: Patient Assistance Grants|JCCTP