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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  • Mali is walking 18miles to raise funds for ACLT charity! - Blacknet
    ... registering as potential bone marrow donors, blood and organ donation. Our work will enable worldwide donor searches on behalf of Black, Mixed...
    04/16/2015 - 10:04 am | View Link
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  • Donors rush to register to help Brierley Hill teen in need of bone marrow transplant
    THE plight of a Brierley Hill teenager in a race against time for a bone marrow transplant touched so many ... the number of people from Birmingham and the Black Country signing up as possible donors with the Anthony Nolan register has been two and a ...
    04/16/2015 - 10:51 pm | View Link
  • Crystal Palace pitches in to ethnic blood donor campaign
    Crystal Palace football club is backing a campaign to encourage more black, Asian and mixed race Londoners to donate bone marrow, blood and organs There are only about 3,500 blood donors of black Caribbean and African heritage in London, or just 0.6 per ...
    04/13/2015 - 12:52 am | View Link
  • Bone marrow donation ends in a wedding promise
    Anthony Nolan, the world’s first bone marrow register, has been matching donors to patients for more than four decades ... dropping to just 21 per cent among those of a black, Asian or ethnic minority background, the charity’s figures show.
    04/10/2015 - 12:00 pm | 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
  • 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
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  • Bone Marrow Donors Awareness
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  • Bone Marrow
    Every year, nearly 3,000 Americans die because they cannot find a matching bone marrow donor. Minorities are hit especially hard. Common sense suggests that offering ...
    04/18/2015 - 3:58 pm | 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 ...
    04/17/2015 - 4:25 am | View Website
  • Be The Match
    Your ancestry matters. Identifying your race and ethnicity helps us match donors to patients. We inherit the characteristics used for matching, so we are more likely ...
    04/17/2015 - 4:25 am | View Website
  • Man Meets his Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donor on GMA Good ...
    Man Meets his Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donor on GMA Good Morning America Feel Good Friday Man Meets his Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donor on GMA Good Morning ...
    04/17/2015 - 4:17 am | View Website
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