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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  • South Africa: Needed
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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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    A new campaign aims to sign up thousands of black and mixed race bone marrow donors in memory of Daniel De-Gale, the UK's first black bone marrow transplant recipient. After a long struggle to find a match Daniel received a bone marrow transplant from a ...
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  • | How being Black can save a life
    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.
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    Apply to join our register | Anthony Nolan ... We greatly value your support. By continuing with this form you agree that we may from time to time contact you via ...
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