DKMS in the Press

Press Releases - 2020

DKMS to Host Annual Awards Breakfast Honoring Dallas- Ft Worth Communities Efforts in Registering Bone Marrow Donors

November 16th, 2020

DKMS

DKMS, the nonprofit leading the fight against blood cancer, will host its annual Awards Breakfast honoring those who have gone above and beyond to raise awareness, register bone marrow donors and help save lives. This year’s event comes with a little twist. To keep our valuable supporters safe during the current pandemic, DKMS is hosting this annual event virtually.

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DKMS Touches Hearts and Raises over $3.5 Million in an Unforgettable Virtual Gala

September 18th, 2020

DKMS

DKMS, a world leader in the fight against blood cancer and other blood disorders, brought their annual gala into living rooms nationwide with a special virtual format – and raised over $3.5 million to help grant more blood cancer patient a second chance at life.

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DKMS Extends International Footprint with South African Partnership

May 28th, 2020

DKMS

The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS will begin operations in South Africa today, May 28, 2020. DKMS decided to announce the partnership on May 28th in honor of World Blood Cancer Day, a global awareness day to stand in solidarity with blood cancer patients around the world.

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DKMS Donates 12,000 Buccal Swabs to Memorial Sloan Ketteringfor COVID-19 Testing

April 24th, 2020

DKMS

DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow and blood stem cell donor center,has joined the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), providing 12,000 sterile buccal swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to be used to test and diagnose the deadly virus.

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Press Releases - 2019

DKMS Announces Partnership with Love Your Melon

March 20th, 2019

DKMS

International nonprofit DKMS announced it’s partnership with the apparel brand Love Your Melon, in an effort to raise crucial funds and reach young audiences to educate them about joining the bone marrow registry.

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A Bride Meets the Girl Whose Life She Saved

October 16th, 2019

New York Times

All weddings hold special meaning for the newlyweds. But for Sarah Aiken, her wedding meant finally meeting Kinley Strohl, a 14-year-old cancer survivor whose life she saved by donating her bone marrow seven years earlier.

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Press Releases - 2018

Sarah Hendricks, SUSD School Psychologist, Fighting Leukemia Partners with DKMS to Host Bone Marrow Registration Drive

January 24th, 2018

Caravan News

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Bone Marrow Donor Says a Small Decision Can Make a Big Impact

January 9th, 2018

Fox 4 News

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Bedford Elementary School Employee Hopes to Continue Success with Second Bone Marrow Donor Drive

January 26th, 2018

Press & Guide

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Gilbert: Cancer Patient Paying it Forward

January 27th, 2018

Recordnet.com

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Great Bay Community Hosts DKMS Bone Marrow Drive

February 24th, 2018

The Patch

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Students Swab Cheeks to Save Lives of Blood Cancer Patients

February 15th, 2018

Daily Texan Online

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Newmarket High to Help Alumnus Fighting Leukemia

February 14th, 2018

Sea Coast Online

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GBCC Students and Staff Register Bone Marrow Donors for One of Their Own

February 26th, 2018

New Hampshire Union Leader

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Men Connected Through Life-Caving Donation Meet at Treefort

March 25th, 2018

KTVB

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How a Young Cancer Survivor Inspired His Community to Show Up

March, 2018

USA Today

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IPD Hosting Bone Marrow Drive to Find Lifesaving Donor for Local Teacher

March 13th, 2018

Ithaca.com

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Delco Business Hosting Bone Marrow Registration Drive

March 9th, 2018

The Patch

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PRCC’s Phi Theta Kappa and Nursing Program Collects Marrow

April 6th, 2018

Picayune Item

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Four Brother’s with Fatal Disease Fight for Their Lives: ‘We Might Not Live Past Our 30s’

April 3rd, 2018

People

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Press Hits - 2020

Inglewood Sisters Battling Same Illness Searching for Bone Marrow Match

October 16th, 2020

KCBS Online

Two sisters, Kylie and Kimora, are in need of one donor to save their lives.

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Two Sisters Fighting One Disease in Desperate Search for Bone Marrow Match

October 15th, 2020

KNBC Online

Two sisters, Kylie and Kimora, are in need of one donor to save their lives.

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Family Pleads for Help for Bone Marrow Donor for Children

October 14th, 2020

KNBC Online

Two sisters, Kylie and Kimora, are in need of one donor to save their lives.

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Southfield Woman Meets Boy She Saved with Bone Marrow Donation

October 7th, 2020

C&G Newspapers (Southfield Sun) Print

Patient Grady Smith and Donor Jessica Carroll come face-to-face for the first time in a vitural meeting.

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Southfield Woman Meets Boy She Saved with Bone Marrow Donation

October 7th, 2020

C&G Newspapers (Southfield Sun)

Patient Grady Smith and Donor Jessica Carroll come face-to-face for the first time in a vitural meeting.

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Salem Boy Turns 10, Gets to Thank Stem Cell Donor

October 7th, 2020

The Eagle Tribune (Print)

Patient Grady Smith and Donor Jessica Carroll come face-to-face for the first time in a vitural meeting.

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Salem Boy Turns 10, Gets to Thank Stem Cell Donor

October 7th, 2020

The Eagle Tribune

Patient Grady Smith and Donor Jessica Carroll come face-to-face for the first time in a vitural meeting.

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Former News 10 Reporter Donates Bone Marrow After Swabbing at MI Drive

October 6th, 2020

WILX-TV (NBC) Online

Local hero, Megan Hiler, donated stems cells to a stanger in need.

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DKMS Invites Applications for John Hansen Research Grant

October 2nd, 2020

Philanthropy News Digest

John Hansen Research Grant

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News Reporter Saves Childs Life with Bone Marrow Donation

October 2nd, 2020

KYMA-TV Online

Local hero, Megan Hiler, donated stems cells to a stanger in need.

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Inglewood Sisters Battling Same Illness Searching for Bone Marrow Match

October 15th, 2020

KCBS 5 PM

Two sisters, Kyle and Kimora, are in need of one donor to save their lives.

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Family Pleads for Help for Bone Marrow Donor for Children

October 14th, 2020

KNBC 4/5/6/11AM and 11PM

Two sisters, Kylie and Kimora, are in need of one donor to save their lives.

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11 News Reporter Saves Child’s Life with Bone Marrow Donation

September 28th, 2020

KKTV 11 News Online

Megan Hiler donor story

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Southfield Woman, 9-Year-Old Boy Meet Virtually After Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donation

September 28th, 2020

WJBK-TV (FOX) Online

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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Southfield Woman, 9-Year-Old Boy Meet Virtually After Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donation

September 28th, 2020

WJBK-TV (FOX)

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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Foundation for Giving Life to Grant Four Young Scientists Up to $270,000 for Blood Cancer Research

September 25th, 2020

The Cancer Letter

John Hansen Research Grant

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NH Boy Thanks Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life

September 25th, 2020

WBZ-TV (CBS) Online

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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9-Year-Old New Hampshire Boy Thanks Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life

September 25th, 2020

WBZ-TV (CBS) 4/5/6 AM

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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‘Thank You for Saving My Life’: NH Boy with Rare Brain Disorder Meets Woman Who Donated Her Bone Marrow to Him

September 24th, 2020

WHDH-TV Online

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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Southfield Donor Meets Boy She Saved

September 24th, 2020

WXYZ-TV (ABC)

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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9-Year-Old New Hampshire Boy Thanks Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life

September 24th, 2020

WBZ-TV (CBS) 11 PM

Grady Smith and Jessica Carroll meet for the first time at the DKMS US 2020 Virtual gala

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Teens Join DKMS to Fight Blood Cancers

September 21st, 2020

Park Cities People (Print)

DKMS Youth Advisory Board raises awarness

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Stem Cell Donor Makes "Powerful" Choice to Save Stranger

September 16th, 2020

The Bay Net

Bill Righter local hero story

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The Gift of Life

September 14th, 2020

Women of Wyoming Magazine

Makaella local hero story

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Texas Funeral Director Donates Stem Cells to Help Save Child, Pleas for More Donors as COVID-19 Pandemic Slows Activity

September 8th, 2020

WFAA-TV (ABC) Online

Brittany Sims local hero story

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Stepping Up to Save a Life

September 8th, 2020

WFAA-TV (ABC)

Brittany Sims local hero story

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Mom Donates Bone Marrow to 7-Year-Old Boy She Doesn't Know

August 29th, 2020

Feeling Fit

Karen Leone, mom of 4, donates bone marrow to a 7 year old in need

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Mom Donates Bone Marrow to 7-Year-Old Boy She Doesn't Know

August 29th, 2020

Feeling Fit

Karen Leone, mom of 4, donates bone marrow to a 7 year old in need.

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Lubbock Woman Donates the Gift of Life

August 21st and 20th, 2020

KJTV (9PM, 5AM, 6AM, 7AM and 8AM)

Local hero, Lauren Ford, donated her stem cells and is encouraging others to sign-up to do the same.

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Lubbock Woman Donates the Gift of Life

August 20th, 2020

Fox34 Online

Local hero, Lauren Ford, donated her stem cells and is encouraging others to sign-up to do the same.

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Local Student Saves Life Through DKMS Stem Cell Donation

August 20th, 2020

Everything Lubbock

Local hero, Lauren Ford, donated her stem cells and is encouraging others to sign-up to do the same.

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Health Matters

August 19th, 2020

KLBK-Tv

Local hero, Lauren Ford, donated her stem cells and is encouraging others to sign-up to do the same.

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Local Student Saves Life Through DKMS Stem Cell Donation

August 19th, 2020

KLBK

Local hero, Lauren Ford, donated her stem cells and is encouraging others to sign-up to do the same.

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Young Investigators Receive More Than $1 Million From DKMS

August 1st, 2020

ASH Clinical News

John Hansen Research Grant

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Charles L. Sawyers Elected AACR President, Young Investigators Receive More Than $1 Million From DKMS, and more

August 1st, 2020

ASH Clinical News

John Hansen Research Grant

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Chicago Mom of 4 Donates Bone Marrow to 7-Year-Old Boy She Doesn’t Know. ‘You Just Want to Protect Them.’

July 30th, 2020

Yahoo! News

Karen Leone, mom of 4, donats bone marrow to a 7 year old in need...

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Chicago Mom of 4 Donates Bone Marrow to 7-Year-Old Boy She Doesn’t Know. ‘You Just Want to Protect Them.’

July 30th, 2020

Chicago Tribune

Karen Leone, mom of 4, donats bone marrow to a 7 year old in need...

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Nurse in Rock Springs Saves Stranger's Life Through Bone Marrow Donation

July 19th, 2020

KGWN-TV

Surgical nurse, Makaella Fiisher, donated to a stranger in need four years after registering,

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Local Nurse's Donation Saves Stranger's Life

July 1st, 2020

Fox Illinois

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Local Nurse's Donation Saves Stranger's Life

July 1st, 2020

ABC News Channel 20 Illinois

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Treating Blood Cancer

June 30th, 2020

WRSP-TV 7 AM

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Treating Blood Cancer

June 29th, 2020

WRSP-TV 9 PM

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Local Nurse's Donation Saves Stranger's Life

June 29th, 2020

WRSP-TV Online

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Local Nurse's Donation Saves Stranger's Life

June 29th, 2020

WICS-TV Online

Nurse Heidi Gould donated to the same elderly patient for a second time amid the pandemic.

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Spotlighting a Special Dad Working to Help Others in a Big Way

June 22nd, 2020

KETK-TV (6 AM)

After beting AML, Cody Chandler is hosting a month-long virtual drive for a friend in need of a bone marrow donor.

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Spotlighting a Special Dad Working to Help Others in a Big Way

June 21st, 2020

KETK-TV (10 PM)

After beting AML, Cody Chandler is hosting a month-long virtual drive for a friend in need of a bone marrow donor.

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Spotlighting a Special Dad Working to Help Others in a Big Way

June 21st, 2020

KETK-TV (5 PM)

After beting AML, Cody Chandler is hosting a month-long virtual drive for a friend in need of a bone marrow donor.

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Tyler Father Using Leukemia Battle to Encourage Life-Saving Help for Others

June 21st, 2020

East Texas Matters

After beting AML, Cody Chandler is hosting a month-long virtual drive for a friend in need of a bone marrow donor.

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On Father’s Day, Survivor Seeks to Help Veteran Defeat Cancer

June 21st, 2020

Tyler Morning Telegraph

After beting AML, Cody Chandler is hosting a month-long virtual drive for a friend in need of a bone marrow donor.

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Local nurse donates stem cells twice to help elderly man

May 28th, 2020

WAND -17

A local nurse on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic went above and beyond to save the life of a 74-year-old stranger by donating her stem cells.

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DKMS Extends International Footprint With South African Partnership

May 28th, 2020

CSR Wire

DKMS is pleased to announce a collaboration with The Sunflower Fund in South Africa to provide patients worldwide with a second chance at life. The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS will begin operations in South Africa today,...

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COVID-19 Outbreak Didn't Stop This Lifesaver

May 11th, 2020

CSR Wire

Originally published by DKMS It was late December 2019 and Will was packing his belongings and preparing for the trip from NYC to Texas to visit his parents for Christmas. In addition to the usual excitement around the holidays,...

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DKMS Donates 12,000 Buccal Swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering for COVID-19 Testing

May 4th, 2020

CURE

DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow and blood stem cell donor center, has joined the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), providing 12,000 sterile buccal swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to be used to test and diagnose the deadly virus...

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On the Road As a Stem Cell Courier

April 27th, 2020

CSR Wire

Originally published by DKMS Maria Schmiing is a DKMS employee and has also been a volunteer stem cell courier for about two years. A few days ago, she took a transplant from Germany to the US - a particularly...

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DKMS Donates 12,000 Buccal Swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering for COVID-19 Testing

April 27th, 2020

CSR Wire

DKMS, the worlds largest bone marrow and blood stem cell donor center, has joined the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), providing 12,000 sterile buccal swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to be used to test...

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2-Year-Old Battling Cancer Amid Pandemic

April 24th, 2020

Yahoo! News

2- year-old Lorenza Ruiz is fighting AML and is in need of a second chance at life. COVID-19 is greatly impacting her treatments.

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Panera Launches #SeeAPlateFillAPlate Challenge To Help Provide Food To People Facing Hunger During The COVID-19 Pandemic

April 24th, 2020

Yahoo! News

Panera Launches SeeAPlateFillAPlate Challenge To Help Provide Food To People Facing Hunger During The COVID-19 Pandemic...

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Dallas: Little Lorenza Ruiz Fights Leukemia Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 23rd, 2020

The Dallas Morning News’ Al Día

2- year-old Lorenza Ruiz is fighting AML and is in need of a second chance at life. COVID-19 is greatly impacting her treatments.

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Plano Family Urges Hispanic, Latino Communities to Donate Bone Marrow, Blood

April 23rd, 2020

Plano Star Courier

2- year-old Lorenza Ruiz is fighting AML and is in need of a second chance at life. COVID-19 is greatly impacting her treatments.

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Call for ‘sofa life-savers’ as stem cell register takes a hit

April 22nd, 2020

ITV Report

People have been urged to “be a lifesaver from the sofa” as a stem cell donor register has been adversely affected by the coronavirus crisis.Charity DKMS said that the number of stem cell donor registrations is down by 50% compared with this time last year.With operations and appointments being dela…

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Virus robs two-year-old Scottish girl of stem cell lifeline

April 22nd, 2020

The Scotsman

It looked like the prayers of one young Scottish family had been answered when their daughter was granted the “golden ticket” of a lifesaving stem cell transplant.

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LETTER: Could you consider helping someone with blood cancer?

April 22nd, 2020

Shropshire Star

I’m writing to ask a favour from you in these very difficult times. I work closely with the blood cancer charity DKMS, who recruit blood stem cell donors to help people with blood cancer...

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Bone Marrow Donor Needed

April 22nd, 2020

Shropshire Star

45-year-old Rafee Alsaeegh is seaching for his matching bone marrow donor to help him in his fight againt leukemia.

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2-Year-Old Battling Cancer Amid Pandemic

April 22nd, 2020

KXAS-TV

2- year-old Lorenza Ruiz is fighting AML and is in need of a second chance at life. COVID-19 is greatly impacting her treatments.

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Bone Marrow Donor Needed

April 21st, 2020

KTLA-TV

45-year-old Rafee Alsaeegh is seaching for his matching bone marrow donor to help him in his fight againt leukemia.

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Local resident needs help finding a bone marrow donor

April 21st, 2020

KTLA 5

45-year-old Rafee Alsaeegh and his wife Arsineh joined us live to talk about his urgent need of a bone marrow transplant. Rafee was diagnosed with leukemia in October 2019. He and his wife Arsineh teamed up with DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow donor center, to find his match: hosting donor reg…

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Plano Family Faces Cancer and COVID-19 Hardships

April 21st, 2020

NBCDFW

For two-year-old Lorenza Ruiz, many of her young life’s big moments have happened in a hospital room. Her baptism and second birthday were celebrated while…

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SoCal Man Launches Virtual Search for a Lifesaving Donor

April 19th, 2020

NBS Los Angeles

A SoCal man is launching a virtual search for a lifesaving bone marrow donor in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. When Rafee Alsaeegh, 45, was diagnosed…

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Search for Life-Saving Donor

April 18th, 2020

KNBC-TV

45-year-old Rafee Alsaeegh is seaching for his matching bone marrow donor to help him in his fight againt leukemia.

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Brighton man donates life-saving bone marrow amid COVID-19 crisis

April 18th, 2020

Democrat & Chronicle

Long on a donor registry, he got a call two months ago that he was a perfect match for a blood-cancer patient in need of a transplant.

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Plano Toddler in Need of Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor

April 17th, 2020

Plano Magazine

2- year-old Lorenza Ruiz is fighting AML and looking for a bone marrow donor to give her a second chance at life.

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Local marine helps cancer patient

April 16th, 2020

RochesterFirst

A former service member in Rochester went above and beyond to help others. Cameron Johnson served in the Marine Corps until 2012. He felt it was his duty to continue helping others and registered as a potential bone marrow and blood stem cell donor...

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Former Marine Donates Bone Marrow

April 16th, 2020

Spectrum News Rochester (5 PM)

Former Marine, Cameron Johnson, donated bone marrow amid COVID-19 to save the life of a strange 8 years after registering.

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Former Marine Donates Bone Marrow to Save Stranger's Life

April 16th, 2020

WROC-TV (2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 AM)

Former Marine, Cameron Johnson, donated bone marrow amid COVID-19 to save the life of a strange 8 years after registering.

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Avoid the mobs, order your swabs: Bone marrow drive goes virtual

April 16th, 2020

Student Life

Washington University’s Sigma Phi Epsilon is taking their planned bone marrow donor dives online to give people the opportunity to register even during COVID-19 lockdowns.

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Former Marine Donates Bone Marrow to Save Stranger's Life

April 15th, 2020

WROC-TV (4 and 11 PM)

Former Marine, Cameron Johnson, donated bone marrow amid COVID-19 to save the life of a strange 8 years after registering.

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System Of A Down Band Members Offer Reward for Bone Marrow Donor Match

April 13th, 2020

Asbarez

System of a Down band member Daron Malakian, with the help of bandmates Shavo Odadjian, Serj Tankian, and John Dolmayan, as well as their managements, are offering a reward of $37,000 for a matching bone marrow donor for Los Angeles resident Rafee Al-Saeegh.

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Dallas Community Rallies to Register 1,100 New Donors for Team Harrison

April 10th, 2020

CSR Wire

Nine-year-old Harrison Marcus is fighting acute myeloid leukemia, but hes not alone in his battle. Sunday, January 12th, in just six hours, 1,100 people from his community and school showed up to swab their cheeks to see if they...

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New York State Judge Meets Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor for the First Time

April 7th, 2020

CSR Wire

This emotional moment has been two years in the making and finally took place Saturday, July 21, when leukemia survivor Paul Feinman and 39-year-old, Anna Moritz, the woman who saved his life, were united in person for the first...

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A Hero’s Story: How a Student Saved a Life with a Simple Swab

April 3rd, 2020

CSR Wire

For high school students, junior year can be one of the most important and informative of their high school experience. They are taking their SATs, beginning to take electives, and generally preparing themselves for life in a world outside...

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Donating Was a “No Brainer” For Me

April 1st, 2020

CSR Wire

I remember working as a law librarian at Saint Louis University when I saw a notice in the faculty/staff newsletter that there was a bone marrow donor drive happening. I walked across campus and got swabbed! Though I dont...

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Now More Than Ever, the Importance of Second Chances at Life

March 27th, 2020

CSR Wire

As an international non-profit organization, every day DKMS provides 20 lifesaving blood stem cell transplants for blood cancer and blood disorder patients all around the world. Even in the current situation that we are facing with COVID-19, these patients...

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The Rude Awakening Show

March 17th, 2020

WOCM-FM

Jordan Segal speaks about the importance of bone marrow donation and the mission of DKMS.

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Cargo plane pilots could ferry vital stem cells as Covid-19 hits cancer treatment

March 3rd, 2020

The Guardian

Cancer specialists are preparing to use cargo plane pilots instead of couriers to deliver life-saving stem cells to patients in need as global travel bans and border closings have created a “logistical nightmare” for the delivery of bone marrow and organ donations. DKMS, an international bone marrow…

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Bone Marrow Registration Drive

March 1st, 2020

WOAI-TV

3rd grader Harrision Marcus is in need of a bone marrow donor. The family is asking for help among the community.

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This SA Bone Marrow Donor Drive Could Save This 3rd Grader's Life, His Family Says

March 1st, 2020

KENS-TV Online

3rd grader Harrision Marcus is in need of a bone marrow donor. The family is asking for help among the community.

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Dad of 'Most Beautiful Twins' Gets Bone Marrow Transplant After Instagram Plea

February 28th, 2020

CBS

Update from the Clements Family: Kevin Clements received a haplo- transplant from his brother.

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Texas Boy, Blood Cancer Patients in Need for Bone Marrow Matches

February 26th, 2020

Ksat

3rd grader Harrision Marcus is in need of a bone marrow donor. The family is asking for help among the community.

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DKMS Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

February 24th, 2020

WJZ-TV (11 PM)

DKMS hosted the drive to help find a bone marrow for Dr. Sue Futeral-Myrowitz, a beloved social worker in the Baltimore County Public School system, batteling leukemia

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DKMS Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive

February 24th, 2020

WJZ-TV (5 AM)

DKMS hosted the drive to help find a bone marrow for Dr. Sue Futeral-Myrowitz, a beloved social worker in the Baltimore County Public School system, batteling leukemia

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DKMS Hosts Bone Marrow Drive for Local Social Worker

February 24th, 2020

WBALTTV

DKMS hosted the drive to help find a bone marrow for Dr. Sue Futeral-Myrowitz, a beloved social worker in the Baltimore County Public School system, batteling leukemia

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School Social Worker Battling Cancer, Looking for Bone Marrow Donor

February 23rd, 2020

WMAR-TV (11 PM)

Sue Futeral-Myrowitz is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

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School Social Worker Battling Cancer Looking for Bone Marrow Donor

February 21st, 2020

Abc2

Sue Futeral-Myrowitz is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

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Bone Marrow Registration Drive at Suburban Orthodox Synagogue

February 19th, 2020

JMore Baltimore Jewish Living

Mother of three and grandmother to five, Dr. Sue Futeral-Myrowitz needs a bone marrow transplant to survive acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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Bone Marrow Transplant from Birmingham Professor Saves Stranger’s Life

February 17th, 2020

CBS42

Kyle Southhall, a professor at Samford University in Homewood, donated his stem cells to save the life of a stranger.

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NJ Teacher Needs Bone Marrow Donor, Community Rallies to Find a Match

February 2nd, 2020

ABC6

NJ teacher, Kristin Lamalas, needs a bone marrow donor to save her life.

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Find It on 10: Today’s Links

February 2nd, 2020

WCAU-TV Online

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South Jersey High School Teacher Hoping for Life-Saving Bone Marrow Transplant Match

February 2nd, 2020

KYW-TV Online

NJ teacher, Kristin Lamalas, needs a bone marrow donor to save her life.

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Instagram Stars: Ava & Leah Clements Fighting to Save Our Dad

January 16th, 2020

People Magazine

The Clements family's apeal to find a donor for Kevin Clements

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‘Most Beautiful’ Twin Girls on Instagram Ask for Bone Marrow Donors as Their Dad Fights Cancer

January 13th, 2020

The Epoch Times

The Clements family's apeal to find a donor for Kevin Clements

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Press Hits - 2019

Bone marrow donor plans registries at LBCC

January 11th, 2019

Alex Paul, Albany Democrat-Herald

2014 West Albany High School graduate Allie Spangler, 22, registered as a bone marrow donor as soon as she turned 18. In November, she became a donor for a young boy who lives in Brazil.

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Tears flow when stem cell donor, recipient meet at Houston mall

January 26th, 2019

L.M. Sixel, Chron

Robin Kuntz was standing behind a table at Memorial City Mall Saturday morning trying to encourage shoppers to join a stem cell and bone marrow international donor registry when she looked up and saw a man she'd never before met but immediately recognized from photographs as the person who saved her...

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KTRK 01/26/2019 10:20:33 PM

January 26th, 2019

Broadcast

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Breakfast with a Blackhawk: Sheldon Brookbank

February 18th, 2019

Mary Sandberg Boyle, WGN Radio

Sheldon Brookbank joins the Steve Cochran Show for Breakfast with a Blackhawk. He said that they can’t afford to loose any games at this stage of the season. In addition to talking hockey, Sheldon talks about a fight close to his heart. His buddy is fighting for his life and he needs our help. Sheldon is doing to help raise awareness about blood cancer and disorders.

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Mercy Hospital nurse saves the life of a patient she never met

February 27th, 2019

Russell Kinsaul, KMOV4

Mollie Ring is a pediatric oncology nurse at Mercy Children’s Hospital. She likes building relationships with the young patients who come to the Cardinal Kids.

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Eminent Physician Stephen J. Forman of City of Hope Bestowed with Two Prestigious Honors in the Field of Bone Marrow Transplantation

February 28th, 2019

City of Hope, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Stephen J. Forman, M.D., the renowned leader of City of Hope’s Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute and the Francis & Kathleen McNamara Distinguished Chair in Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, will receive the 2019 DKMS Mechtild Harf Science Award...

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Southern California Indian American Woman Diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia Seeking Stem Cell Transplant

March 4th, 2019

India-West

An Indian American woman who recently was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia is hoping for the public’s help as she seeks a cure for the life-threatening disease.

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Students Seek Out Bone Marrow Donors To Help Fellow Classmate

March 12th, 2019

Shannon Litton, WOWKTV.com

A new college program is tryng to bring awareness about bone marrow donation as they try to find one of their peers a match.

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Classmates helping Dallas cancer patient find a stem cell donor

March 15th, 2019

FOX4News.com

Friends, family and strangers are trying to help a Dallas college student battling cancer.

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Help this newborn diagnosed with leukemia find a stem cell match

April 6th, 2019

KHOU (Houston)

A Houston mother is begging for help, trying to find a stem cell match for her 6-month-old son, who was diagnosed with leukemia three months ago.

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Donor drives held for 5-month-old infant in urgent need of stem cell transplant

April 10th, 2019

WTSP Online (Tampa)

A five-month-old boy desperately needs a stem cell transplant; so, friends of his family are hosting donor drives around the country, including several in Georgia, hoping to find a perfect match.

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Donor drives for infant in urgent need of stem cell transplant happening across metro Atlanta

April 10th, 2019

WXIA Online (Atlanta)

A five-month-old boy desperately needs a stem cell transplant; so, friends of his family are hosting donor drives around the country, including several in Georgia, hoping to find a perfect match.

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Little Rock woman hoping for bone marrow donor

April 25th, 2019

Stephanie Bennett, KATV

Tonya Courtney-Nichols is a teacher at Wakefield Elementary School, a girl scout troop leader, and a grandmother. But she hasn't been able to be all those things because she is battling leukemia. She is in search of a bone marrow donor and is using her diagnosis to spread awareness of the need for donors...

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11-year-old bone marrow recipient meets donor for the first time

May 2nd, 2019

PIX11

It’s a special night for a young bone marrow recipient who is meeting his donor for the first time.
Carson Lenington-Stewart and family attended the 2019 DKMS Gala in Manhattan.

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Seal Performs at DKMS Gala in New York

May 7th, 2019

Look to the Stars

Hosted by Tom Brokaw, the event honored blood cancer survivor Bob Cusimano, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The evening featured an unbelievable performance by Seal. The highlight of the evening came when blood cancer survivor, 11-year-old Carson Lenington and his family met Carson’s donor Luke Beckett for the first time on-stage.

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Bone marrow donor meets man whose life he helped save

July 11th, 2019

ABC7 New York

A man named Steven came face-to-face with the man whose life he helped save with a bone marrow transplant on Wednesday.
Steven said he views being a bone marrow donor as a life-saving privilege. He registered in 2011 during a donor drive in his office, but didn't get the call that he was a match until 2017.

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Girl who beat rare bone marrow disorder is now fighting cancer while she continues to save lives

July 11th, 2019

ABC News

A brave girl who beat a rare bone marrow disorder is now facing bone cancer.
Hallie Beatrice Barnard, known to loved ones as Hallie Bea, hasn't lost her sparkle as she continues fighting for her life. She loves crafting, unicorns, sequins and the musical pop artist, P!nk.

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Girl Who Used Make-A-Wish To Help Hurricane Maria Victims Meets German Bone Marrow Donor

August 7th, 2019

CBS Local, Los Angeles

She looked cautious at first, hesitantly returning a wave at the strange man in a black hooded shirt sitting across from her as she sat with her friends – then she gasped as she recognized him as the perfect German stranger who saved her life.

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Camarillo Girl Meets German Man who Donated Bone Marrow to Save Her Life

August 7th, 2019

CBS Local, Los Angeles

Nine-year-old Zelaya was a match with 26-year-old Pierre from Germany through the registry DKMS. DeMarco Morgan reports.

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Tomball woman meets donor who saved her life

August 31st, 2019

Click2Houston, Houston

One Tomball woman got the chance to meet the man who saved her life. Ashleigh Halfacer was 32 years old when she was diagnosed with MDS, a rare form of leukemia typically only found in patients over the age of 60. On Saturday, the special moment took place at Burroughs Park in Tomball.

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Young Leukemia Survivor Meetings Lifesaving Marrow Donor

September 6th, 2019

Hector Gonzalez, Simi Valley Acorn

You could say the bond between 9-year-old Zelaya Guevara of Ventura and 26-yearold Pierre Berndt of Germany extends beyond friendship. You could even say it goes to the bone...

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Michigan Man Meets German Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life

September 18th, 2019

ClickOnDetroit, Detroit

Two people who have never met before share an incredible bond through a bone marrow donation. Eva Frentzen, who is from Germany, saved the life of Mark Jones, from White Lake, Michigan, with a lifesaving transplant.

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Young Indian-Pakistani American Girl in Texas in Need of Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor

October 15th, 2019

India-West, San Leandro

A 2-year-old Indian-Pakistani American girl in Texas is in need of a lifesaving bone marrow donor and her family has partnered with nonprofit DKMS to find a match.

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A Bride Meets the Girl Whose Life She Saved

October 16th, 2019

Alix Strauss, New York Times

Sarah Aiken and Kinley Strohl, a young girl who needed Ms. Aiken’s bone marrow, had never met in person. A wedding quickly became an even bigger celebration of new beginnings.

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Alexandria Bride Shares Wedding Day with Girl Whose Life She Saved

October 24th, 2019

Elizabeth Moscoso, The Zebra

Wedding days are always special, but for Alexandria resident Sarah Aiken, tying the knot was exceptionally touching because of one particular guest. In 2012, Aiken donated bone marrow to a stranger. The stranger happened to be little six-year-old Kinley Strohl from Delaware, OH, who had been battling blood cancer and needed a transplant to survive.

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Press Hits - 2018

Son organizes bone marrow drive for ailing father

April 11th, 2018

News12 Connecticut

A Sacred Heart University graduate student is leading a bone marrow drive in an effort to find a lifesaving donor for his father.

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Get Well Wednesday: Why African-Americans Need Bone Marrow Donors

April 28th, 2018

BlackAmericaWeb

Too many African-Americans languish on bone marrow donor lists because there are fewer African-American donors. For 8-year-old Darian Smith, that deficiency is a life or death issue. Darian is on…

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Fresno man meets bone marrow donor who saved his life

May 4th, 2018

BakersfieldNow

Three months before his 21st birthday, Marcus Cato was diagnosed with acutemyeloid leukemia (AML), a blood cancer that is common among young people. The Fresno native needed a bone marrow transplant to give him his best shot at a second chance at life.

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Hicksville Bone Marrow Drive Looks To Save Life Of 9-Month-Old

May 4th, 2018

Patch Network

The drive, held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is for baby Elias, who suffers from a rare disease called NEMO.

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This Fresno State student had cancer and was near death. A stranger saved his life

May 10th, 2018

The Fresno Bee

Cancer survivor Marcus Cato met Matene Cates, who saved his life with a bone marrow transplant, at a DKMS gala in New York City. The Fresno State student and Clovis North High School graduate was diagnosed with leukemia. More minority donors are needed.

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Charleston teen is 'One Millionth Registered Donor' for World Blood Cancer Day

May 31th, 2018

SILive.com

DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, is celebrating World Blood Cancer Day with a major milestone: To date there are one million registered bone marrow donors in the United States.

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Ropes & Gray partner makes plea for potential bone marrow donors to come forward to help daughter

June 6th, 2018

Yahoo Finance

A Ropes & Gray antitrust partner whose five-year-old daughter is battling an aggressive form of leukaemia is campaigning to find matching bone marrow donors to help save her life. Ropes City partner Ruchit Patel’s daughter Kaiya's best chance of survival is an immediate bone marrow transplant. She was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when her family noticed bruising on her legs. Patel is now campaigning with his family for more people to come forward and register with DKMS, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to fighting blood cancer and helping patients find matching donors.

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The Effort to Help Save Greek-American Baby Elias Continues - The National Herald

June 9th, 2018

The National Herald

The Effort to Help Save Greek-American Baby Elias Continues By TNH Staff June 9, 2018 Greek-American baby Elias. (Photo courtesy of Argirokastritis family) MACOMB, MI – The effort to help find a matching bone marrow donor continues for baby Elias Argirokastritis who is suffering from an extremely ...

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Garland mom hopes to spread awareness about Sickle Cell Disease

June 19th, 2018

The CW33

GARLAND-- June 19th is not only Juneteenth, but also World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. If you're wondering what Sickle Cell Disease looks like, just take a look a Darian Smith from Garland. "I'm eight-years-old. I like to play video games for fun," Darian said. Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blo...

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When a Young Nala Fell Ill, The Lion King Family Mobilized to Try and Save Her Life | Playbill

June 27th, 2018

Playbill

How Chondra Profit Ardrey and the company of the Disney production came to support the national bone marrow registry—and continue the work in Shannon Tavarez’s memory.

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WATCH: Prime Minister asks for donors to come forward after hearing Layla's story

July 2nd, 2018

The Reading Chronicle

THERESA May has recorded a personal message to urge potential lifesavers to come forward after hearing about a young girl with aggressive brain…

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MLB Trivia via DKMS - Win 2018 World Series Tickets on FNTSY Radio - RotoExperts

July 9th, 2018

RotoExperts

Call in to win World Series Tickets on FNTSY Radio this week and support a great cause!

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Family of six-year-old Marley makes desperate bone marrow donor appeal

August 15th, 2018

ITV News

The family of a six-year-old boy from Newport have launched a desperate search for a donor who could save his life. Marley Nicholls was diagnosed with a rare blood condition earlier this summer.

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Baby Elias Still Searching for Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor, and You Could Be His Cure! - Hellenic News of America

August 17th, 2018

Hellenic News of America

The search continues to find a lifesaving bone marrow donor for Elias Argirokastritis, a one-year-old of Greek descent. Shortly after he was born, Elias became the 22nd person worldwide to be diagnosed with NEMO, a rare blood disorder. This complex disease affects Elias’ skin and immune system,...

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Olympian appeals for marrow donors at Austin College

September 11th, 2018

KTEN

Austin College senior Benjamin Sloan has been personally affected by what a medical procedure can do after his father was diagnosed with leukemia. "He received a bone marrow transplant, which I was really thankful for, because it prolonged his life by at least six months," Sloan said.

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Indian American Father Struggling with Leukemia Seeks Bone Marrow Donor in Last Hope for Life

September 28th, 2018

Blood drives have been set up nationwide for Girish Chainani, a native of Mumbai, via DKMS, an international non-profit organization which aims to find bone marrow donors for people with blood cancer, and local community organizations.

An Indian American father, diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year, is actively seeking a bone marrow donor as he cycles in and out of hospital stays.

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Community Hopes to Save Boy by Joining Bone Marrow Registry

October 14th, 2018

NBC DFW

An effort is on to find someone who can save the life of an 8-year-old from University Park. It was all in hopes that someone will be a bone marrow match for Bennett Williams, with the help of DKMS, the...

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Emily Jillette talks bone marrow registry

October 25th, 2018

KSNV NBC Las Vegas

Emily Jillette, the wife of magician Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller fame, joined the bone marrow registry in 2014 while attending the Life is Four years later she received a call from DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow center, to be the potentially lifesaving donor for a patient in need.

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NYC Marathon Runner Meets Man Whose Life She Saved

November 8th, 2018

CBS New York

People run the New York City Marathon for different reasons. Perhaps the most noble of them all is to save lives.

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La. Tech hosts bone marrow drive

November 8th, 2018

KNOE 8 News

Louisiana Tech is looking for bone marrow matches to that could save lives. They're helping students test their DNA to find out if they could be potential bone marrow or stem cell donors.

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Everett man meets the Georgia woman he saved a decade before

November 12th, 2018

HeraldNet.com

Jeff Collins wants to dispel the myth that bone marrow transplants are always an invasive process.

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