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Latest Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation Stories

2014-07-07 08:28:39

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This July, in honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, Delete Blood Cancer DKMS will proudly debut a PSA about Zahara Weeks, a five-year-old currently battling sickle cell anemia, featuring Grey's Anatomy's star James Pickens Jr. Despite her young age, Zahara has already begun to inspire others to join the bone marrow registry and potentially become a lifesaving match for a patient in need. In observance of this month, Delete...

2014-01-13 20:21:32

Sets new national record for donation because of the generosity of donors and their families PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gift of Life Donor Program-the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware-announced that the organization coordinated the recovery of 1,228 life-saving organs from 447 generous individuals in 2013--the highest number of organ donors ever...

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...

2013-02-12 23:01:41

STEMSOFT and the CBMTG are pleased to work together to create a national registry of patients who have undergone blood and marrow transplants in Canada. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 The Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group (“CBMTG”) is pleased to announce a partnership with STEMSOFT Software Inc. (“STEMSOFT”) that will result in a national registry of patients who have undergone blood and marrow transplants in Canada. “This registry will...

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...


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