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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  • Drive draws 120-plus potential donors - Corvallis Gazette-Times
    Kelsaw, who is half black and half ... came out.” While donors Tuesday showed up because of Tyler's case, they agreed to provide a bone marrow
    07/1/2015 - 10:41 am | View Link
  • ‘Be The Match’ Urges African Americans to Become Bone Marrow ... - Black Enterprise
    Team Bella holds donor match drive - Pacifica Tribune
    07/1/2015 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • National cord-blood bank set up to provide stem cells - Fort Frances Times
    ... bone marrow or peripheral blood provide a close tissue match to prevent rejection. The majority of donors ... mixed race, Caribbean black, ...
    06/26/2015 - 9:40 am | View Link
  • National cord-blood bank opens - Guelph Mercury
    ... bone marrow or peripheral blood provide a close tissue match to prevent rejection. The majority of donors ... mixed race, Caribbean black, ...
    06/26/2015 - 5:02 am | View Link
  • Canadian cord-blood bank will provide stem cells to treat host of ... - Toronto Star Online
    ... bone marrow or peripheral blood provide a close tissue match to prevent rejection. The majority of donors ... mixed race, Caribbean black, ...
    06/25/2015 - 9:08 am | View Link
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  • Drive draws 120-plus potential donors
    Kelsaw, who is half black and half white ... While donors Tuesday showed up because of Tyler's case, they agreed to provide a bone marrow transplant to anyone in need. Donors are allowed to register in honor of a potential recipient, but cannot complete ...
    07/1/2015 - 3:32 am | View Link
  • Charity sees spike in bone marrow donations
    Anthony Nolan, the charity that helps find bone marrow donors for blood cancer patients ... in particular young men and those from black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) communities, is ongoing. In the past two weeks, Anthony Nolan says there ...
    06/29/2015 - 6:03 pm | View Link
  • South Africa: Needed
    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 ...
    06/5/2015 - 3:21 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    06/4/2015 - 9:55 pm | View Link
  • Event tries to attract black bone marrow donors
    Just 7 percent of registered bone marrow donors are African American One-third of all black patients can not find a match on the current registry, study says Bone marrow registry drive is scheduled Saturday at Christina Cultural Arts Center in Wilmington
    07/18/2014 - 9:55 am | View Link
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  • 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.
    07/2/2015 - 1:36 am | View Website
  • Bone Marrow Donation – FAQs Answered
    Support the Cause. Donate bone marrow. Join the marrow registry. Join now; Before you join; Medical guidelines; Weight guidelines for joining; FAQs about joining
    07/1/2015 - 6:55 pm | View Website
  • Bone Marrow Transplants
    A bone marrow transplant is a procedure to remove, filter, and replace stem cells in the same person or given to another person.
    07/1/2015 - 4:46 pm | 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 ...
    07/1/2015 - 10:48 am | View Website
  • Requirements for Donating Bone Marrow | eHow
    Bone marrow is most often donated voluntarily for transplantation into a friend, loved one or stranger in need. Bone marrow transplants can treat blood ...
    07/1/2015 - 9:01 am | View Website
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