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.

Topics:  u.s    black   bone marrow   people   
ASK NEWS:
  • Sign On To Save Lives - Rogersville Review
    Sign On To Save Lives - Chanute Tribune
    03/4/2015 - 12:11 pm | View Link
  • Deadly Shortage of Black Stem Cell Donors - Individual.com
    South Africa's 68,000 registered bone marrow donors come from the black community, according to the South African Bone Marrow Registry Public...
    03/2/2015 - 1:29 pm | View Link
  • OBITUARY: Cephas Bowles, 62, Public Radio Advocate and Innovator, ... - All About Jazz
    Cephas Bowles, CEO/President of Jazz Station WBGO, Dies at 62 - Jazz Times
    02/25/2015 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • Tuskegee Experiments' Legacy: Blacks Still Dying of Curable Diseases - Huffington Post
    Donor Drive To Help Visalia Teen Battling Leukemia - KMPH Fox 26
    02/24/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Link
  • ‘Thanks for being my Aussie sister’ - NEWS.com.au
    Nick Riewoldt loses sister to rare blood disease - Canberra Times
    02/24/2015 - 6:14 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Mo’ne Davis Named as the Black Cotton Foundation’s 2015 Jasmina Anema Youth Award Recipient
    Her brave fight inspired many people, amazingly resulting in over 10,000 bone marrow donors on her behalf, saving the lives of at least 21 people. Her incredible story touched countless number of people, including celebrities like Rihanna and President ...
    03/4/2015 - 8:51 am | View Link
  • Sign On To Save Lives
    The good news: A bone marrow transplant may help save these patients ... He’s searching not only for himself but for others who also need matching marrow donors, particularly African Americans. Mba knows that patients are most likely to match someone ...
    03/2/2015 - 11:44 pm | View Link
  • Blacks Dying for Lack of Black Help
    Blacks comprise only 14 percent of organ donors. Consequently, African-Americans are in desperate need of kidneys for diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, more than any other ethnic group. They also need bone marrow and tissue transplants.
    03/2/2015 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • South Africa: Deadly Shortage of Black Stem Cell Donors
    Black South Africans make up about 47 percent of all cancer patients but only 5 percent of donors in the nation's bone marrow registry. The gap between those who may need bone marrow or stem cell transplants, and those able to provide them has deadly ...
    03/2/2015 - 5:21 am | View Link
  • Sisters back campaign for more black bone marrow donors
    TWO SISTERS from west London have joined a campaign to encourage more people from the African-Caribbean community to donate bone marrow after one of them battled cancer. After being diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma - a cancer in cells in the ...
    02/16/2015 - 9:36 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Bone marrow
    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 ...
    03/5/2015 - 4:30 am | 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 ...
    03/5/2015 - 3:54 am | View Website
  • National Marrow Donor Program
    Headquarters for this non-profit organization providing bone marrow, blood stem cell, and umbilical cord blood transplants for patients around the world from ...
    03/4/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Website
  • Myths and facts about bone marrow donation
    Find out the truth behind common false beliefs about bone marrow donation.
    03/3/2015 - 11:23 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.
    03/3/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News