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Latest National Marrow Donor Program Stories

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...

2013-10-23 23:01:12

Western University of Health Sciences will honor two health care pioneers at its annual A Tribute to Caring (ATC) gala on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Funds raised each year from A Tribute to Caring provide crucial scholarship support for WesternU students. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Western University of Health Sciences will honor two health care pioneers at its annual A Tribute to Caring (ATC) gala on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at the Disneyland...

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...

2013-09-20 23:21:27

GeneCell International, the only cord blood laboratory in South Florida, a cutting-edge facility, specialized in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue segment, dental pulp and adipose tissue stem cells announced today it would participate in Miami’s North Shore Medical Center and Hialeah Hospital’s OB/GYN Symposium Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The OB/GYN Symposium will be focused on the areas of cancer and genetic screening,...

2013-09-01 23:00:44

GeneCell International’s Director of Operations continues to highlight the importance of cord blood banking among the community by providing further educational discussions in South Florida to ensure expecting parents are informed, via their physicians, of this medical breakthrough. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Jose Cirino aligns himself with 50 plus leading physicians in Miami, Florida to provide a series of educational seminars on the medical benefits of umbilical cord...

2013-08-15 23:21:24

Colocation America supports effort to help a patient in need of a lifesaving bone marrow transplant. Duarte, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Colocation America (http://www.colocationamerica.com), a leading provider of colocation and dedicated servers, announces its proud support for Shawn Ahdoot and his volunteerism on behalf of the Be The Match Registry® in association with City of Hope. By joining this registry, which will culminate in the surgical removal (in early September) of a...

2013-07-29 16:26:04

NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Blood Center's Milstein Cord Blood Program is proud to acknowledge the nomination of its first-in-class hematopoietic stem cell product, HEMACORD® (HPC, Cord Blood) for the 2013 "Best Biotechnology Product" Award by Prix Galien USA. The award, which will be presented at a ceremony October 22 in New York, will recognize "biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food and...

2013-07-17 23:25:39

GeneCell International’s Physician’s Relations Manager Launches Cord Blood Educational Meetings to Increase Awareness within South Florida's Expecting Parent Community Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Lisa Lorraine Reyes Muñoz, GeneCell International’s Physician Relations Manager announced today her contribution to educating South Florida’s expecting parents to advance the awareness in the community. Expecting parents in Miami are encouraged to attend these meetings...

2013-07-17 16:27:14

Data shows that 70 percent of families will not have a matching donor in their family; By 2015, 10,000 cord blood transplants projected to be performed worldwide per year using publicly banked cord blood DAVIS, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- July is designated as Cord Blood Awareness Month by the federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The national health observance aims to foster greater public recognition of cord blood donation options and to...

2013-07-12 23:19:29

Director of Operations of GeneCell International continues to highlight the importance of cord blood banking among the minority community by providing further educational programs in South Florida to ensure expecting parents are well informed of the medical breakthrough in the community. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Jose Cirino aligns himself with 30+ leading physicians in Miami, Florida to provide a series of educational seminars on the medical benefits of umbilical cord blood...