Posts Tagged ‘Bone Marrow Donation’
Uncovering Myths About Bone Marrow Transplants
Unfortunately, there are many myths associated with bone marrow transplants. The lack of education can make people believe being a donor is scary, when it’s not a scary thing at…Read More
They call me a hero, but the truth is, how could I make any other decision?
In 2014, There Goes My Hero was asked to host a bone marrow registry drive at The Gathering food truck rally at McHenry Row in Baltimore. With a dozen volunteers,…Read More
Bone Marrow Donor Found from Registry Event
For Immediate Release February 11, 2019 Contact: Kristina Gaddy, Marketing Manager, email@example.com Bone Marrow Donor Found from Registry Event at The Gathering Food Truck Rally [Baltimore, MD] February 11, 2019…Read More
What does it mean to be a match?
For many patients with blood cancer, there is a cure: a bone marrow transplant from a matching donor. Just registering as a bone marrow donor means giving blood cancer patients…Read More
My Experience as a Bone Marrow Donor – Part 2
My sister had been fighting leukemia for five years, and the time had finally come for me to attempt to help cure her cancer. The night before and…Read More
My Experience as a Bone Marrow Donor – Part 1
In 2007 my older sister Jonell was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia during her senior year of college. CML is a type of blood cancer that can settle…Read More
The Bone Marrow Registry and Why Diversity Matters
With every passing 120 seconds a person in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Many people look to the National Bone Marrow Registry when in need of a…Read More
We’ve Reached 10,000 Swabs!
In seven years, There Goes My Hero has added 10,000 people to the national bone marrow donor registry. That means that there are 10,000 more potential life savers thanks…Read More
Join for Joe!
Next week, Loyola Blakefield will host their 7th annual Join for Joe bone marrow donor registry drive. The drive was started for Loyola student Joe Gorman, who passed away…Read More
Patient Stories – Board Member Michele Bresnick Walsh in Baltimore Style
Read board member Michele Bresnick Walsh’s story about finding an unrelated bone marrow donor on the National Registry in Baltimore Style magazine.Read More