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BONE MARROW REGISTRY
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Do You Believe #BlackLivesMatter? Here's How to Save One
Diane A. Thompson, MD
Physician, Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Radio Host, ...
How can we build on such efforts? We might start by educating African-American physicians, who tend to have an easier time overcoming the distrust of patients of color and can pass on good information.
I Believe in the Power of People to Save Lives
Co-founder, Delete Blood Cancer
The fact is, most people know very little about the bone marrow donation process, and quite often, have outdated or inaccurate ideas about how it works.
Full Court Press: College of Charleston Women's Basketball Takes on Cancer
Student-athlete at the College of Charleston
As a 20-year-old center on the College of Charleston women's basketball team, I -- like most young adults my age -- thought cancer was something that only affects other people. Not me, not my loved ones. But when a close friend was stricken with leukemia, all of that changed.
White Pencils for Some S#%T?
Advertising, DDB Stockholm
The white pencil should be more than another advertising award; it should be a celebration of the world changing for the better, whether or not it was an agency who did the work.
Strangers Related by Shared Bone Marrow Dance Wedding's First Dance
Arlene Nisson Lassin
As they waltzed around, locked in an embrace, looking at each other lovingly, they seemed to be sharing a bond that few of the rest of us could ever know or understand. Related by shared bone marrow and white blood cells, they danced the wedding's first special dance together.
Celebrating the Gift of Life and How to Give It
Anchor, NY1 News
What would you do if your child was sick and doctors told you his or her only chance of survival was finding a perfect bone marrow match?
The Lottery of Life
Due to the lack of minority donors within the bone marrow registry, the process becomes much more complicated for ethnic minority patients. Unfortunately, less than 27 percent of the entire bone marrow registry is non-Caucasian.
Giovanni Guglielmo, 5, Dies From Rare Disease; Inspires Almost 50,000 To Give Bone Marrow
Now, just because Gio's battle has ended, doesn't mean his family is done advocating. “Many people told me just by looking
Amit Gupta, Co-Founder Of Photojojo, Finds Bone Marrow Match With Help From Social Media Campaign
Gupta, who is of Indian descent, was despondent after learning of his acute leukemia diagnosis in October, but refused to
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Maccabeats Make Hanukkah 'Miracle,' Raise Money For Gift Of Life Bone Marrow Foundation
Donors will be entered to win a number of prizes, including tickets and backstage passes to a Maccabeats concert and a phone
A Perfect Match: A Social Media Love Story
Senior at Stanford University and leader, 100KCheeks
Cancer can affect any of us. Perhaps our child. Our brother or sister. Our parent. Our friend. We must increase the number of bone marrow donors registered, not just to save my friend Amit, but to protect our community. Join us.
Help Amit Gupta: $30,000 Reward Offered For Bone Marrow Match
"Unlike blood transfusions...successful marrow transfusions rely on matching as many as 10 different genetic markers...For
Get Swabbed To Save Cancer Patients (VIDEO)
WATCH Related Video The organization will award the fraternity or sorority that recruits the most new registered donors. "If
Girl, 10, Brings Whole Community Out To Donate Bone Marrow (VIDEO)
This week, the family, who is Filipino, organized a bone marrow drive through their local church in Mesquite, Texas, and
Brazil: A World Leader In Bone Marrow Donors
Journalist who writes about culture, music, and the environment
Be the Match: Sign Up As a Volunteer Donor In 2010, the well-known Brazilian television actress Drica Moraes was diagnosed
James Chippendale Starts Love Hope Strength Foundation To Connect Marrow Donors With Those In Need
Chippendale's story, and that of two other men searching for bone marrow matches, are the subject of the documentary, "More
Rayan Sher Needs Bone Marrow Donor to Save His Life
BATTERY PARK CITY -- Three-year-old Rayan Sher isn't just battling leukemia. The young Battery Park City resident is also
Bad Blood: Politics Trumps Science in the Gay Blood Donation Debate
The recent debate on Gay Blood Donations does not have science at its core. Instead, it's a debate as to the otherness of GLBT citizens.
Sophia Lopez: One More Reason To Join The Bone Marrow Registry
Matt Szczur, Villanova Football Star, Donates Bone Marrow To 19-Month-Old Leukemia Patient
Organ And Bone Marrow Donation: Troubling Statistics Prove Difficulty Of Saving Lives
As of this writing, there are over 105,000 people in need waiting for an organ donation. Actively helping save lives is as
Thoughts on Bone Marrow Selling
BU Law Class of 2013, Former CAP Research Assistant, Penn Grad...
Is selling bone marrow sensible or exploitative? A recent panel at the Cato Institute debated the issue.
Four-Year-Old Girl Needs Bone Marrow Transplant, Faces Long Odds
Do You Want to Save Someone's Life?
Journalist, essayist and author of the novel, The Things We Te...
Thousands of patients diagnosed with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases depend on you to find a match. Wondering what can you do?
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