Happy Anniversary to the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link!

We are thrilled to offer our new anniversary commemorative mug, available for only $21, which includes shipping in the US.
(Dishwasher and microwave safe)

Or visit our Shop, on our website, www.nbmtlink.org.



We will also be finalized Season 7 of our podcast series called
Marrow Masters very soon.



Lunch & Learn
with the LINK

A Telephone Support Program for Patients,
Families/Caregivers/Loved Ones

All Things Financial
Regarding the
Cancer Journey

Wednesday, June 15
Noon EST (one hour)


This month’s call in program will address financial toxicity, understanding
your medical bills and explanation of benefits, addressing insurance denials,
reviewing financial bills for accuracy and more. Nicole Jolicoeur, Staff
Attorney for Triage Cancer will help us all break it all down and feel more
empowered to reduce stress and avoid financial toxicity. Additionally, Tina
Masters Odum, a caregiver to her husband, will share what she has learned
along the way—practical experiences sure to help listeners navigate the
financial journey. Jennifer Gillette, our licensed staff social worker will host
this call. There will be plenty of time for live questions.

This program is recorded and available on our website
one week after airing live. (www.nbmtlink.org)

This FREE program is intended to provide psychosocial and emotional
support along with health information from national experts regarding
critical topics surrounding cancer and treatments.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors: 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Incyte Corporation, Pharmacyclics & Janssen
and Omeros Corporation 
We also thank our Esteemed Link Partners, listed at the end of this newsletter.

To register for this Lunch & Learn, please click above, to access the quick registration form.
The form contains the call in details needed.
If you have any technical issues related to registering, please contact [email protected] or call (248) 770-5172. Note: YOU call in to participate.
(We do not call you.)

NEW Coffee Klatch with
the LINK

A Special GVHD Survivor Coffee Klatch
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
from 2 PM TO 3:30 PM EST
ZOOM format


Join us for a special Coffee Klatch especially for chronic Graft Versus Host Disease survivors. This Coffee Klatch will allow for sharing and helping each other navigate the bone marrow/stem cell transplant/cellular therapy journey including how others cope, move forward post-transplant, tackle cGVHD and so much more. (First names ONLY will be used by our staff to protect privacy and these sessions will not be recorded. You may refer to yourself as you wish.) 

Please know that we will do our best to accommodate as many participants as possible. Please register above if interested and we will be in touch via email to confirm your participation, based on availability. Please do not sign up if you cannot attend. Questions regarding this program can be sent to [email protected].


"It was so nice to visit with so many survivors from across the country. It helps to not feel isolated and to know others experience things that are very similar to your experiences. Thank you for this wonderful program. And thank you for the goody box. It was a most welcome surprise and made me feel very special." 
Comment above from a 2021 Coffee Klatch participant

Sponsored by Incyte Corporation and
our Link Partners listed below.

Join the Celebration!

Survivors, let us help YOU celebrate your 2nd birthday—your second chance at life! The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link would love to send you a free, Celebrating 2nd Birthday Postcard annually, to be received in the month of your transplant to acknowledge your transplant anniversary! Sign up today by emailing your name and home address to [email protected]. Wishing you many more healthy and happy birthdays to come!
How We Help Others!
We are a phone call or email away for patients and their loved ones.
Patients, caregivers and health care professionals are amongst those we aim to help.
We cannot do it without the support of corporations, foundations and individuals like you!

Special thanks to our Esteemed Link Partners, listed below, who make everything we do possible through their support.

Link Partners include cancer centers and allied partners who annually support our mission of providing psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, their families and health care professionals dedicated to helping people navigate a bone marrow transplant. If you would like to learn more about the many benefits (books, programs, hyperlink on our website, bookmark inclusion) to being a Link Partner, please do not hesitate to contact us at (248) 358-1886.

American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT)
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
City of Hope
Dana-Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
DKMS 
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network
Henry Ford Cancer Institute - Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program
Incyte Corporation
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Meredith A. Cowden Foundation
Nebraska Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington
University School of Medicine
Spectrum Health Cancer Center
Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program, John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center