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Bone Marrow Donor

My Journey to Transplant

John Schmidt | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
John Schmidt

Many cancer patients are fortunate enough achieve remission right out of their first round of treatment. Instead, I have to rely on a bone marrow transplant to save my life.

Lessons From Donating Bone Marrow

David Park | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

In the process of giving bone marrow to my dad, I have discovered that we all have the power to change and possibly save a human life. Perhaps our hearts and minds, like fresh new cells, can open up a new world of possibility -- both for the one who receives the gift, and for the one who gives.

Donating My Bone Marrow to Dad

David Park | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

When I learned that I was a suitable donor, I realized our lives had come full circle. This is my chance to give something back to someone who has unconditionally given so much to me.

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.

LISTEN: Bone Marrow Donation Study Examines Why Minorities Opt Out

Posted 03.19.2013 | Black Voices

While "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has boosted the visibility of bone marrow transplants in the the U.S., those affiliated with the blood...

Celebrating the Gift of Life and How to Give It

Jessica Abo | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Jessica Abo

What would you do if your child was sick and doctors told you his or her only chance of survival was finding a perfect bone marrow match?

Mom's Desperate Search For Donor In China

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LIUZHOU, China — Sherrie Cramer breaks into stifled sobs as she nears the dirt-streaked former orphanage in China where her daughter lived as a ...

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...