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The number of allogeneic hematopoietic SCTs performed globally each year continues to increase, paralleled by an increased demand for donors of therapeutic cells. Donor characteristics and collection procedures have undergone major changes during recent decades, and further changes are foreseen. Information on short- and long-term donor outcomes is of… (More)
Requests for participation of unrelated stem cell donors in research transplant protocols are becoming more frequent. World Marrow Donor Association calls on donor registries to participate in research activities. Here, we discuss various implications of research participation and make some recommendations as how to make this possible.