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Why the Demand for Black Bone Marrow Donors Is High—and Awareness Is Low

Every week for the past five years, Destiny Worthington has sat in a chair watching donated blood pump through narrow...

Austin Woman Struggles To Find A Bone Marrow Match Because She’s Biracial

Lizzie Tennyson, from Austin, Texas, is in need of a bone marrow transplant but is facing difficulty because she’s biracial. According to Be...

7-year-old with rare disease needs donor of mixed race to save his life

Photo credit IcladaSilvaFdnA New York family is on a time-sensitive search for a bone marrow donor of a specific ethnicity to save their son's...

Mom who fought cancer while pregnant has leukemia again; needs bone marrow transplant

By Shelly Insheiwat(FOX 11) - A Southern California mother who fought cancer while pregnant with twins has been diagnosed with leukemia yet again and needs another bone marrow transplant.Susie...
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