Black Bone Marrow Donors Needed

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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  • Bone Marrow Registry's Lack of Diversity a Fatal Flaw - NY1
    ... to find a donor in the national Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry, Layne died ... awareness to help increase the number of black, Hispanic and ...
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BING NEWS:
  • Event tries to attract black bone marrow donors
    Event tries to attract black bone marrow donors Event scheduled for Saturday seeks to save lives by adding people to national registry Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1mT9wBG
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  • It’s as plain as black and white: African-American bone marrow donors are desperately needed
    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts knows how it feels to lose the lottery twice, then sort of win it. So does everyone in my family. Here’s how she lost twice: Roberts was diagnosed with pre-leukemia secondary to breast cancer, which means the ...
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  • Facing need for black bone marrow donors
    For months, Johnika Carter-Kiel had been feeling sick and tired. A trip to the doctor revealed what was wrong with her body: a pair of serious blood disorders. The Berkeley resident learned at age 16 that she had aplastic anemia, in which the body's bone ...
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  • Black bone marrow donors needed
    To increase the pool of black donors, Be The Match has declared July African-American Bone Marrow Awareness Month. It’s holding donor drives to collect cheek swabs (go to bethematch.org/join to see where), and has launched a website, swabplusdna.org ...
    07/10/2012 - 7:14 pm | View Link
  • Black bone marrow donors needed
    Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or other life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone-marrow transplant. "I call it the genetic powerball," said Jennifer ...
    07/8/2012 - 10:15 am | View Link
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  • Myths and facts about bone marrow donation
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    Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the transplantation of multipotent hematopoietic stem cells, usually derived from bone marrow, peripheral blood, or ...
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    Bone marrow is the tissue comprising the center of large bones. It is the place where new blood cells are produced. Bone marrow contains two types of stem ...
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  • Side Effects of Donating Bone Marrow | eHow
    Most bone marrow donors experience some general side effects but can usually go home within a day of their surgery, according to the National Marrow Donor Program.
    07/29/2014 - 10:00 pm | View Website
  • How to Donate Bone Marrow: 13 Steps (with Pictures)
    Understand why people donate bone marrow .Bone marrow is a spongy material that is found inside major bones, such as the hipbone. The stem cells contained in the bone ...
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