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TODAY Show celebrates donors for sharing kindness

January 09, 2017

NBC’s TODAY Show recently featured two courageous transplant patients: the young woman, Markel, who met her life-saving marrow donor, Shauna for the first time in New York, and 7-year-old Anna, who received her transplant last fall.

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Estella only has weeks to find a match

June 18, 2019

Estella is a wife and mother searching for her perfect match. Could you be her cure?

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Governor Dayton proclaims Sept. 21 Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program Day

September 24, 2018

To celebrate the legacy of Jason Carter and his drive to make a difference, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Sept. 21, 2018 as Jason Carter Clinical Trials Program Day.

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A donor-recipient meeting helps raise awareness among D.C. lawmakers

April 03, 2018

On March 20, in Washington, D.C., a first-time meeting between a marrow transplant recipient and her donor forged a life-long connection between two women. The meeting also raised awareness about how Congressional support is vital to help future patients get the marrow or cord blood transplants they need.

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My Sickle Cell Warrior Story

June 19, 2018

I have lived sickle cell free for nine years. When I think about my life with sickle cell (SC), I remember my first day of kindergarten–closing my eyes to check if I was feeling pain anywhere in my body. I did not. I was feeling completely normal. 

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An unexpected bond

February 25, 2019

Latral always knew helping others was her calling, which explains her 20 years of experience in the medical field. She is the head dialysis technician at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. In 2014, Latral and her husband were soon to celebrate their anniversary when Latral fell ill and knew something wasn't right.

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A doctor’s race to support bone marrow donor registration

June 05, 2019

Dr. Lam Do, whose son’s life was saved by a bone marrow transplant, will lead a team in a cross-country cycling race to help register potential donors. Dr. Do will trade his white coat for a cycling jersey when he leads Team SuperMarrow in the 9-day, 3,000-mile Race Across America. 

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Take one day at a time

May 13, 2019

Lorayne’s journey through AML diagnosis, treatment and recovery It was Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Lorayne had just dismissed her class of kindergartners for the day when the school office told her she needed to call her doctor right away. 

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