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Putting My Marrow Where My Mouth Is

Gina Keatley | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact
Gina Keatley

I spend a lot of time telling my patients to “Be Fearless, Be Full.” Whether it’s getting my anorexic clients to normalize their eating or my di...

To Be Strong: A Powerful 14 Minutes

Ken Spooner | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

The short documentary film, To Be Strong chronicles the struggles of Anthony Daniels, a 22-year-old man from Ridgewood, New Jersey, who is battling Lymphoma for the third time.

Full Court Press: College of Charleston Women's Basketball Takes on Cancer

Mikaela Hopkins | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Mikaela Hopkins

As a 20-year-old center on the College of Charleston women's basketball team, I -- like most young adults my age -- thought cancer was something that only affects other people. Not me, not my loved ones. But when a close friend was stricken with leukemia, all of that changed.

Strangers Related by Shared Bone Marrow Dance Wedding's First Dance

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.26.2013 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

As they waltzed around, locked in an embrace, looking at each other lovingly, they seemed to be sharing a bond that few of the rest of us could ever know or understand. Related by shared bone marrow and white blood cells, they danced the wedding's first special dance together.

College Athlete Ends Career To Donate Bone Marrow To Stranger

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.02.2013 | Impact

When Cameron Lyle learned that he was a bone marrow match for a man with cancer, he immediately agreed to donate, a decision that will effectively end...

Point, Click, Save This Woman's Life

Sam Sommers | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Sam Sommers

This is a present-tense story about a person in need of your and my help. There's a match out there for Nalini. Maybe it's you; maybe it's someone you know. It only requires a few moments of your time to find out.

PHOTOS: Man Meets Postal Worker Who Donated Life-Saving Bone Marrow

Huffington Post | Emily Heinz | Posted 03.16.2012 | Impact

Six months after Audrey Pollard, a New York post office worker, signed up for the marrow donor registry, she was matched to a man in England, desperat...

Brazil: A World Leader In Bone Marrow Donors

Chris McGowan | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris McGowan

In 2010, the well-known Brazilian television actress Drica Moraes was diagnosed with acute leukemia and received a bone marrow transplant in São Paul...

Four-Year-Old Devan Has A One In 200,000 Chance Of Finding A Bone Marrow Donor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Four-Year-Old Devan doesn't just need a bone marrow transplant -- he needs a donor that has the same Human Leukocyte Antigens he has. Because Devan is...

Matt Szczur, Villanova Football Star, Donates Bone Marrow To 19-Month-Old Leukemia Patient

Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact

The baseball and football star for the Villanova Wildcats recently took time off to help a little girl. A football standout ... Matt Szczur (pronounc...

Do You Want to Save Someone's Life?

Victoria Namkung | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Namkung

Thousands of patients diagnosed with leukemia and other life-threatening diseases depend on you to find a match. Wondering what can you do?