My name’s Rushi and I have beta thalassemia major. As an Asian American patient, my chances of finding a blood stem cell match to save my life are really low.

This is my race against time.

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Rushi

Rushi misses out on the simple pleasures of childhood. Instead of playing basketball with his friends, he’s had
to worry about needles and hospitals his whole life. With more than 200 blood transfusions under his belt and strict limitations on what sports he can play, all Rushi wants is a normal childhood. A cure is possible, but only if he finds a match. And like all Asian American patients searching on the registry, he only has a 41% chance of finding one.

At Be The Match®, we help save lives by bringing donors to the blood cancer patients who desperately need them.

Your Race Matters

Not everyone has an equal chance at finding a cure, but your participation can help change that.

Asian Americans
41% have
a match
3 out of 5 won’t find a matched, available donor.
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