NMDP Leadership Award Recipient National Marrow Donor Program Honors Houston’s Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) The National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®, which operates the Be The Match Registry®, at the opening session of their 2016 Council Meeting on Friday, November 11th, 2016, held at Hilton Minneapolis presented the Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) the 2016 Leadership Award. IACAN was recognized for its exceptional success in promoting bone marrow donor registration and donations through educational outreach and bone marrow drives among the South Asian community in the Greater Houston area. IACAN has registered over 4,000 new registrants, thus substantially increasing the number of South Asian bone marrow donor registrants by 275 percent. Since IACAN’s involvement, the number of donations has grown from 12 to 45 in the Houston area.