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:
  • Sickle cell no more - St Louis American
    ... teenager Andria “Lovie” Lloyd underwent a bone marrow transplant ... matches from potential donors (none ... in about 1 out of every 500 ...
    10/2/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • One Precious Drop Can Mean Life For Another - Los Angeles Sentinel
    ... marrow registry.  The African American Bone Marrow Registry will be at the blood drive to sign up donors. ... for Black and ethnic blood ...
    09/25/2014 - 3:01 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society lights up downtown for loved ones
    Another organization, Delete Blood Cancer, will be on-site at the event taking registrations for people to become bone marrow donors. Registration and pre-walk festivities begin at 5:30 pm and the walk begins at 7 pm.
    10/9/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Lifesaving partnership inspired by first black bone marrow transplant recipient
    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 ...
    10/8/2014 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • 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
  • 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
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BING SEARCH:
  • Abby West: Bone Marrow Donor | Essence.com
    It was 17 years ago that ESSENCE.com Executive Editor Abby West decided to register as a bone-marrow donor. This summer she got a call to possibly save a life.
    10/20/2014 - 1:16 am | 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.
    10/19/2014 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    10/19/2014 - 1:42 pm | 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
    10/19/2014 - 12:30 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.
    10/19/2014 - 9:38 am | View Website
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