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2013-03-18 08:28:02

Latest Initiatives Deepens Coty-Delete Blood Cancer/DKMS: Linked Against Blood Cancer Partnership and Demonstrates Coty's Strong Commitment to Philanthropy WIMBLEDON, England, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coty Inc., an emerging leader in beauty, is pleased to announce its latest initiative in support of Delete Blood Cancer/DKMS: the Feb. 19, 2013, launch of the organization in the U.K. With the Coty-Delete Blood Cancer/DKMS: Linked Against Blood Cancer partnership, Coty has backed...

2013-03-01 00:20:43

Plano, Texas locals rally to find a donor for six-year-old Aidan Peterson with an on-site bone marrow donor drive, music, entertainment and more at Henry's Tavern Event March 2, 2013 PLANO, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry's Tavern is hosting a family-friendly bone marrow donor drive Saturday, Mar. 2 from 1-4 p.m. for Aidan Peterson. This Henry's Tavern Event will help Aidan and countless others who desperately need a lifesaving bone marrow transplant - are you the one to...

2013-01-25 23:01:37

The National Society of Leadership and Success today announced its chapter at Southeastern Louisiana University has registered 250 people within the Be the Match national registry database, a national program to recruit potential bone marrow donors for patients diagnosed with leukemia and other life-threatening blood diseases. Hoboken, NJ, and New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The National Society of Leadership and Success today announced its chapter at Southeastern Louisiana...

2013-01-18 23:03:51

A San Francisco Bay Area newlywed couple, Kevin Weston and Lateefah Simon, has started a national effort to register 1,000 African Americans as possible bone marrow donors and find a match for Kevin, who needs to undergo a transplant in less than two months for an extremely rare form of leukemia. (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 PALO ALTO, CALIF. — A San Francisco Bay Area newlywed couple, Kevin Weston and Lateefah Simon, has started a national effort to register 1,000 African Americans as...

2013-01-16 16:24:03

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the court, Joe Johnson, star shooting guard for the Brooklyn Nets, is admired for the way he battles his opponents. Off the court, he looks to his mother for inspiration; she is afflicted with leukemia and fighting one of the toughest opponents to beat. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/NY43727) To support her and others battling blood cancers around the globe, the Brooklyn Nets and Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, the world's largest...

2012-12-20 12:27:14

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research examining the role of race and ethnicity in an individual's decision to become a donor for hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) identifies several factors associated with varied participation rates in national donor registries across racial/ethnic groups. Results of this first-of-its-kind study are published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Hematopoietic cell transplants...

2012-10-26 15:21:39

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NY Knick Tyson Chandler scored one for the fight against blood cancer last night at Bally, the Swiss luxury leather goods house in Manhattan, by getting his cheek swabbed and registering with DKMS Delete Blood Cancer, the world's largest bone marrow donor center. The event served to launch Bally's Lips for Life Collection, with 15% of proceeds from the collection going to support DKMS' efforts to register new bone marrow donors and help save the lives...

2012-10-01 02:31:53

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that they have joined forces again this year with the National Marrow Donor Program - Be The Match® to raise awareness of the need for additional bone marrow donors to help save lives. In addition to sponsoring the 18th Annual Marrow Ambassadors Golf Tournament, Luminex will be conducting a donor drive at the event, which will be held at Twin Creeks Country Club in Cedar Park, Texas. (Logo:...

2012-08-04 14:20:18

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over Yankee Stadium and Citi Field! There's a whole new arena for New York Sports Fans to cheer. The New York Yankees, who today opened their home to a sea of red hats, joined Delete Blood Cancer, an initiative of DKMS Americas, in announcing the opening of the M. Harf Stadium, a place where New York sports fans can show their support and fight blood cancer together. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120804/NY52234-a...

2012-03-28 02:24:47

NEW YORK, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, the world's largest bone-marrow-donor center, and the organization's founding corporate sponsor Coty are excited to announce that Leighton Meester and Vera Wang have teamed up to encourage people to "Share the Love" by registering as bone-marrow donors to potentially save lives. Beginning March 28, 2012, fashionable consumers will receive a free "Share the Love" T-shirt, designed exclusively for DKMS by Vera Wang, with a $78 purchase...