Latest DKMS Americas Stories

2009-04-22 09:39:00

Halle Berry, Mario Cantone, Vera Wang, Betsey Johnson, & Amy Ryan to Attend and Join the Fight Against Leukemia NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will further its fight against leukemia with the organization's 3rd Annual DKMS Gala on Thursday, May 7th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090422/NY00741LOGO) The organization will pay tribute to Joe Uva, CEO of Univision...

2008-10-23 12:00:26

David is a vibrant, 16-year-old junior at Whitnall High School and in need of a bone marrow transplant. On June 24th of this year, David went to donate blood for the first time with his dad Gene. David wanted to save someone's life, but he could not since his blood counts were too low. Sadly, after further medical testing, David was diagnosed with MDS (Mylodysplastic Syndrome), a bone marrow cancer. Right now David's only option for treatment is a bone marrow transplant from an unrelated...

2008-09-23 12:00:52

DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's New York City Chapter will team up at this year's Light The Night Walk(R) to pay homage to patients battling cancer and to recruit bone marrow donors needed to give hope to more patients suffering from life-threatening blood diseases, such as leukemia and lymphoma. Light The Night Walk(R) is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) night to pay tribute to and bring hope to people battling...

2008-08-04 09:01:05

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SheKnows.com (http://www.sheknows.com/), one of the fastest growing online destinations for women, announced today the launch of their dedicated feature site (http://www.sheknows.com/bone-marrow) promoting bone marrow awareness and offering its users the chance to participate in this life saving movement by registering for a bone marrow donor kit. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080804/LAM008) In partnership with Save Giovanni's Friends...

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