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2014-03-04 23:24:34

Lab Testing Company Partners With Bone Marrow Donor Organization Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW® is proud to announce the offering of collection services on behalf of Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, an organization dedicated to helping people become bone marrow donors. The partnership will initially take place in Indianapolis, IN and Greensboro, NC and will eventually become nationwide in April. An ANY LAB TEST NOW medical assistant will help those who are...

2014-01-21 08:25:53

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues her efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match Registry® while stressing the importance of research. NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be The Match and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have teamed up on a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Robin...

2013-12-19 08:28:10

FDNY Supporter Sets a Record as He "Swabs" in an Effort to Save a Life NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delete Blood Cancer - the U.S. contingent of DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow center - announced today that it reached a record number of registered donors this past Saturday, December 14(th), at a special New York City donor drive in honor of two FDNY families. Zane Staab from the Tunnels to Towers Foundation became the four-millionth person to swab the inside of his...

2013-11-26 04:21:22

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registry-based informatics software for life sciences research and healthcare delivery, announced that DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, has selected Remedy's informatics solutions to solidify its position as an innovator and leader of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/SF59513LOGO) "Without question,...

2013-11-01 08:26:48

No Better Time to Get Involved and Register as a Lifesaver NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blood cancer is the second leading cause of all cancer deaths in the United States. To lend greater awareness to a solution to this issue, Delete Blood Cancer DKMS proudly announces that November is Bone Marrow Awareness Month. Blood cancer refers to cancers that affect the blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes. Notably this will be cancer such as leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma. Many patients...

2013-09-26 20:21:23

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match Registry® in a new public service announcement MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it her "one-year birthday wish," ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts is asking people to join the Be The Match Registry(®) in celebration of the life-saving bone marrow transplant she received last September. This appeal for registry members, captured...

2013-06-18 23:02:07

Nina Louie´s story gets much-needed boost from national celebrities, supporters around the world. More than 1,000 people have been added to U.S. registry, 3,600 kits have been sent out in three weeks. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Nina Polvanich Louie wakes up every morning with a mother´s deepest fear — the looming possibility that she may not live long enough to raise and protect her two-year old son Donovan. Last September, doctors diagnosed 32-year old Louie with...

2013-05-02 12:29:38

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The seventh annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala held on May 1 at Cipriani Wall Street broke all records of previous years and raised $3.7 million to support the fight against leukemia and other blood-related cancers. The money raised jointly by Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, and Delete Blood Cancer, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will help register 55,000 new bone marrow donors and help patients worldwide. Over the past 20...

2013-05-01 08:28:39

The Supermodel Joins Katharina Harf of Delete Blood Cancer and Founding Corporate Sponsor Coty Inc. to Raise Awareness for the Cause NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, internationally renowned supermodel Georgia May Jagger will join Delete Blood Cancer, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center, and leading global beauty company Coty Inc. to light up the Empire State Building in red and white to help raise awareness for the fight against blood cancer. Jagger will...

2013-03-21 08:28:53

Leading bone marrow donor center unveils aggressive nationwide initiative under new name to boost donor numbers NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, more than 12,000 patients in the U.S. are diagnosed with blood cancers for which a bone marrow transplant may be their only hope for a cure. 70% of patients in need rely on a perfect stranger for a bone marrow donation. DKMS Americas, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center announced today that they are...