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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  • Rare blood cancer has higher incidence in African-Americans - Insight News
    ... off, except within the Black community ... Americans also have a lower rate for becoming potential bone marrow and stem cell donors than other ...
    10/31/2014 - 4:17 am | View Link
  • November is National Marrow Awareness Month: Why College Kids Should ... -
    ... in October as orange and black. ... of registering as a bone marrow donor. ... potential marrow donors through organizations like the ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Cord Blood Transplant: In Children, One Will Do - Medscape
    Similar Survival Rates in Children with High Risk Blood Cancers ... - Reuters
    10/29/2014 - 5:43 am | View Link
  • Fernie mom strings together Beads of Courage - Free Press
    ... she spent the next two weeks undergoing bone marrow aspirates and ... me.” Ninety-two black glass beads ... She speaks of anonymous donors ...
    10/27/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Longview organization helps match bone marrow donors, recipients - News-Journal
    The Match registry for bone marrow donors. Each year, at a dinner held in honor of volunteers and donors ... are in particular need of black and
    10/24/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
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  • Brave Margot Martini loses leukaemia fight but inspires thousands to become bone marrow donors
    The boss of the Anthony Nolan Trust paid tribute to Margot Martini and revealed how the brave toddler inspired "tens of thousands of people" to join the register.
    10/28/2014 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • Tipton dad wins top award for transplant campaign to save his son's life
    Award for hero dad who campaigned for a donor for his seriously ill son
    10/28/2014 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • Little Margot Martini's lasting legacy
    Anthony Nolan and Delete Blood Cancer charities pay tribute to brave toddler
    10/27/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Link
  • Tipton dad who campaigned to find son bone marrow donor up for top accolade
    Campaign to find donor for little Gaurav saw a 1,200 per cent increase in Asian people joining register
    10/26/2014 - 12:56 pm | View Link
  • Global Organ and Tissue Transplantation Market
    LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Organ and Tissue Transplantation in Number of Procedures. The global and regional markets (except the US) for 'Organ ...
    10/23/2014 - 5:35 pm | View Link
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  • 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
    07/18/2014 - 9:55 am | View Link
  • NCCU student, event seek to boost black bone-marrow donors
    DURHAM — Every year, more than 12,000 patients in the United States are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases such as leukemia or lymphoma for which a bone-marrow transplant or a transfusion of umbilical cord blood is their best or only hope of a cure.
    10/15/2013 - 7:08 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    01/13/2013 - 8:04 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 ...
    07/10/2012 - 10:30 pm | View Link
  • 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 to see where), and has launched a website, www.swabplusdna ...
    07/5/2012 - 12:23 am | View Link
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  • Myths and facts about bone marrow donation
    Be The Match provides support and information every step of the way. There are two methods of donation: peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) and bone marrow.
    10/31/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Website
  • Detailed Guide: How to Donate Bone Marrow
    Three Parts: Bone Marrow Donation Basics Registration and Matching Process Donation Process. Saving lives is easier than ever; you don't have to rescue someone who's ...
    10/31/2014 - 10:21 am | View Website
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    Support the Cause. Donate bone marrow. Join the marrow registry. Join now; Before you join; Likelihood you will donate; Medical guidelines; Weight guidelines for joining
    10/31/2014 - 4:23 am | View Website
  • Bone Marrow Cancer Awareness
    Bone Marrow Donors Awareness - Buy Bone Marrow Donors Awareness Ribbon Magnets and Bone Marrow Donors Awareness Rubber Bracelet Wristbands.We can customize any of our ...
    10/30/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Website
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Bone Marrow Donation
    I need to have my HLA (human leukocyte antigen) typing done for my friend/relative who needs a transplant but I do not want to be part of the registry.
    10/30/2014 - 2:09 am | View Website
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