Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone marrow transplant.

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  • Campaign Targets Potential Black Bone Marrow Donors
    A campaign launches Monday to encourage more African Americans to donate blood and register as potential bone marrow donors. The 10 a.m. kickoff event at Underground Books, 2814 35th Street, will feature Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Debbie Meador, a ...
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  • People offer to donate bone marrow for Brice Branch
    Community members offer to help six year old Brice Branch, a Rapid City first grader in need of a bone marrow transplant. The bone marrow registry encourages people to sign up. Go to the BeTheMatch website. You must be between the ages of 18 and 44 ...
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  • Needed: Black bone marrow donors
    South Africa needs black people to donate their bone marrow. According to the South African Bone Marrow Registry (SABMR) there are more than 67 000 donors and only 4 100 are black. Romy Saitowitz, public liaison for SABMR, says that thousands of children ...
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  • Gift of Life Foundation "virtual gala" ditches the black tie
    The foundation that matches bone marrow donors with recipients will take "attendees" on a live-streaming tour through its Boca Raton facilities starting at 7 p.m. Sunday. The servers are robust enough to handle 233,000 attendees – nearly 300 times the ...
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  • Allogeneic bone marrow transplant
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    What is bone marrow? Bone marrow is a soft tissue found in the centre of certain bones in your body. It is this bone marrow which creates stem cells.
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  • Bone Marrow Transplant Procedures
    Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis specializes in both stem cell transplant and bone marrow transplant procedures performed by transplant specialists.
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    What is the British Bone Marrow Registry? The British Bone Marrow Registry is a division of NHS Blood and Transplant, working in co-operation ...
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  • Donating Bone Marrow | Cancer.Net
    Listen to the Cancer.Net Podcast: Donating Bone Marrow, adapted from this content. Key Messages: A bone marrow or stem cell transplant offers many people with a bone ...
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