After losing my best friend to sickle cell disease when I was 16, I signed up to become a bone marrow donor – and saved a
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I don’t want my disease to define me.
A year and a half later, I haven't heard how my bone-marrow recipient is doing. Delete Blood Cancer hasn't come back to me asking for another bone marrow donation, so I'm hoping that's a good thing and that she's doing great. But if they do call me back, whether it's for her or someone else, I'd do it again in a heartbeat.
"Her leukemia was so aggressive that such a response is almost a miracle."
The experience of being on the brink of death and fighting for one's own life truly changed me. It made me realized what was most important in life. My values, goals, desire, passion, priorities and drive had all changed. If I was capable of beating cancer, there was not a thing in the world that I could not do. Cancer has made me the person I am today.
So far, the team hasn't seen any major side effects (in the mice) at the effective doses. "It can enter a number of cancer
What had started out as local support transformed into a worldwide movement that is averaging more than three donor matches a month to help save the lives of other mothers, fathers, sons and daughters battling blood cancer.
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The Daily News reports that nearly 200 New Yorkers turned out to a volunteer donor drive on Saturday to see if they are bone