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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ASK NEWS:
  • The Black Cotton Foundation Announces Its 2015 Jasmina Anema Youth ... - PR.com
    Black Cotton Foundation: The Black ... Her brave fight inspired many people, amazingly resulting in over 10,000 bone marrow donors on her behalf
    01/28/2015 - 3:18 pm | View Link
  • A NEW MAN - Kentucky Messenger Inquirer
    A bone marrow biopsy in November, a year after he had a bone marrow ... The more potential donors in the ... Americans or those who are black, ...
    01/21/2015 - 12:55 pm | View Link
  • 5 ways to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day - WJLA.com
    Jr. Day Initiative ” to coordinate bone marrow recruitment drives at historically black churches or ... drive to identify potential donors.
    01/19/2015 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • 5 Ways to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. - ABC News
    King, Jr. Day Initiative” to coordinate bone marrow recruitment drives at historically black churches ... drive to identify potential donors.
    01/19/2015 - 4:07 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Geisinger Blood Center Honors February as Black History Month
    Thirty-seven percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, yet fewer than 10 percent actually donate. Less than one percent of these blood donations are from African-Americans
    01/27/2015 - 2:21 pm | View Link
  • BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP: Mom to host blood drive
    BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP — A local blood drive is being held later this month to support three local boys who have Evans Syndrome/ALPS.
    01/27/2015 - 10:41 am | View Link
  • Givealittle reaches $20 million milestone
    Users of Givealittle.co.nz have pushed the crowdfunding platform past another growth milestone, with the all-time total now surpassing $20 million.
    01/26/2015 - 8:54 pm | View Link
  • 5 Ways To Honor MLK
    The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation has the right idea. Recognizing that African-American patients in particular need your help, organizers have created the “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Initiative” to coordinate bone marrow recruitment drives at historically black churches or colleges.
    01/19/2015 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • 5 Ways to Honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
    The Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation has the right idea.
    01/19/2015 - 4:21 am | View Link
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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
    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
  • Robin Roberts returns to ‘Good Morning America,’ but black bone marrow donors still needed
    Robin Roberts returned to the set of Good Morning America yesterday morning for the first time since her bone marrow transplant this past September. The popular television host was diagnosed last year with MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome), a rare blood ...
    01/25/2013 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • Facing need for black bone marrow donors
    Roland Martin, of CNN, poses with fans at the AKA sorority convention at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. on Sunday, July 22, 2012. Carolyn House Stewart, right, International President of the AKA sorority, waits for the opening ceremony ...
    07/21/2012 - 1:00 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 bethematch.org/join to see where), and has launched a website, swabplusdna.org ...
    07/10/2012 - 10:30 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Black Bone Marrow
    African American men, women and children are dying because they are unable to find matching African American donors for bone marrow and stem cell transplants.
    01/27/2015 - 6:43 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    01/27/2015 - 3:08 pm | View Website
  • National Marrow Donor Program
    Transplant Basics. How transplants work. Diseases treatable by transplants; How marrow donation works. Steps of bone marrow or PBSC donation; Myths and facts about ...
    01/27/2015 - 12:49 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 ...
    01/26/2015 - 8:38 pm | View Website
  • Donating Bone Marrow | Cancer.Net
    Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer ...
    01/25/2015 - 5:19 pm | View Website
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