(FOX19) - Anyone can take the first simple steps to save a life. For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, a cure exists.
Donors and patients are matched by their HLA type, which is different from matching blood types. A simple cheek swab is all that it takes to determine whether you're a close bone marrow match for someone battling cancer.
Read more information at www.bethematch.org.