Many patients across the world are waiting for bone marrow or cord transplants that could save their lives. Most patients don’t have a fully matched donor within their family. Be The Match is an organization that helps patients find a bone marrow match.
Juhi Deolankar is a Urologist and Resident Physician currently practicing at Albany Medical Center. Having travelled internationally to treat patients, she is passionate about health on a global scale, and cares about raising awareness for blood and bone marrow drives.
Be The Match helps patients in several ways. Their program conducts extensive research into the field of bone marrow. They directly connect patients with bone marrow donors, and are with them every step of the way through the process. Be The Match also takes part in legislative advocacy to protect patients. They also support caregivers and families of patients, and provide education for healthcare professionals.