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Bone Marrow Donor Registry / LINES OF WORK


Initial searches for bone marrow, peripheral blood and/or umbilical cord blood donors for a national or foreign patient performed by the Bone Marrow Donor Registry in 2015.


Patients for whom at least one compatible bone marrow or peripheral blood donor has been located in 2015.


Compatible donors located for Spanish patients in 2015.

The average search time for a donor in 2015 was 33 days. Since 1992 REDMO has located 9,925 compatible bone marrow and peripheral blood donors for Spanish patients awaiting a transplant and cure.

TRANSPLANTS Haematopoietic progenitor cell transplants (bone marrow, peripheral blood or umbilical cord blood) from an unrelated donor located by REDMO performed in Spanish hospitals in 2015: 450 (75 bone marrow transplants, 314 peripheral blood transplants and 61 umbilical cord blood unit transplants).


Over the last 21 years (1994-2015) 7,438 patients from all around the world that requires a transplant have been able to be treated thanks to an anonymous donor located by the Bone Marrow Donor Register maintained by the Josep Carreras Foundation.



400 350

Peripheral blood

300 250

Umbilical cord blood

200 150

Bone marrow

Evolution of the number of haematopoietic progenitor cell transplants from an unrelated donor performed in Spain (1994-2015)

100 50 0

Diagnostics of patients who have received a haematopoietic progenitor cell transplant from an unrelated donor in Spain Acute myeloblastic leukaemia Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia Myelodysplastic syndromes Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas Other leukaemias Hodgkin’s lymphoma Bone marrow failure Monoclonal gammopathies Chronic myeloid leukaemia Congenital immune system diseases Congenital erythrocytosis diseases


Annual Activity Report 2015  
Annual Activity Report 2015