Kate is not the only transplant recipient in her family. Her brother Will has the same genetic disease and received a marrow transplant this summer. Read more about Kate and Will and the heartache their parents faced when they learned both of their children would need help from a stranger to save their lives. http://www.bethematchblog.org/2013/10/twice-the-heartache-twice-the-gratitude/
Imagine a world without blood cancer: A world where every one of the 37,000 people worldwide can find a matching bone marrow donor. Let's make it happen by raising global awareness about the need to grow the registry. #WBCD
Remember that time @anthonydaniels_ and Bradley Cooper appeared on @goodmorningamerica with @robinrobertsgma? Then Bradley Cooper swabbed on live television?! Great morning and it will be an even greater morning this Monday at the 40th Ridgewood Run in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Join @anthonydaniels_ and his #gotcheeks team to learn why everyone should register to become a bone marrow donor. #MemorialDay #RidgewoodRun #5k #gotcheeks #deletebloodcancer #DKMS #WBCD #GetSwabbed…
He's inspiring people to take action: For Cline McMurry - a sick little boy who needs a bone marrow transplant - David Shechter's reporting has brought hope. David's coverage of Cline's story has touched the hearts of North Texans, motivating thousands to join the registry. Tomorrow, we are honoring David at our awards breakfast in Dallas. #DeleteBloodCancer #LocalHero #texas #texaslife #dallas #dkms
“You Made a Choice that Many People Don’t Make.” Parent’s Personal Thank You to Donor. If anyone has ever been scared to register to be a bone marrow donor, READ THIS. Donating bone marrow has STILL been the greatest thing I've ever done - and I'm pretty friggin' awesome. #BoneMarrow #BeTheMatch
Kenza is a happy 10-month-old girl from Frisco, Texas. She enjoys Sesame Street and is constantly smiling and giggling to Elmo. In April 2016 she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Though Kenza has undergone chemotherapy, she will need a bone marrow transplant in the next eight weeks. A bone marrow transplant is vital to her survival. Due to Kenza's Asian heritage, it may be difficult for her to find a matching donor on the National Bone Marrow Registry.
Claudia Caruajal Corredor's three daughters are the center of her world. She spent most of her days preparing meals and assisting with school projects. One afternoon after a full day, Claudia noticed that she was running out of energy quicker than usual. After a visit to her doctor in early 2013, Claudia received news that would change her life forever. She was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. Help Claudia beat her battle against leukemia. Register to become a lifesaver today.
On Christmas Eve 2014, Raj Bhullar received a call that forever changed the direction of his life. Raj was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and told he would need a bone marrow transplant to survive. Raj's main fear is not being able to be there for his two sons. please share Raj's story and spread the word about the critical need for more donors of South Asian descent to join the registry. Raj is facing difficult odds, but they are odds he can beat with the right help.