ICLA on the News
SARASOTA, Fla. - Nancy Newby, a McNeal elementary school teacher in Manatee County needs help finding a bone marrow match.
Newby is battling Multiple Myeloma, a form of blood cancer and needs a bone marrow transplant, but no one in her family is a match.
With help from the Icla da Silva Foundation, McNeal hopes to find her match.
A bone marrow dr [ … ]
Cancer has wrapped itself around the branches of Dayana Pacherres’ family tree like a honeysuckle vine strangling a towering oak.
At least nine people in her family have died from the same disease – acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, a fast-moving blood cancer not usually considered hereditary.
Dayana’s big brown eyes and solemn face are a reminder [ … ]
Dr. L. Dawn Christian will be opening her office on Saturday for residents to participate in a bone marrow drive for minority patients in need.
On Saturday, May 5, residents can help make a difference, and it will just take a few minutes of your time.
The Icla da Silva Foundation needs your help to find bone marrow matches. The procedure is si [ … ]