NEW YORK, March 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 7th, 2012 from 12pm to 5pm the Newfield High School will host a bone marrow drive to help find a compatible marrow donor for Board of Education employee Dianne Martinez.
Dianne is a very caring and beautiful 39-year-old Hispanic woman who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphobl [ … ]
Members of the Purdue University North Central Astronomy Club and the "Be The Match Registry" will host a bone marrow registry drive on April 16, 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Library-Student-Faculty Building, just outside Room 114.
Gisselle Bonilla, a little girl of 7, has saved the life of her younger sister Yarelis.
"Absolutely, that’s true," says Peri Kamalakar, Yarelis Bonilla’s doctor. He is the director of pediatric hematology and oncology at Barnabas Health and head of the Valerie Fund Medical Center there.
Yarelis, 5, is scheduled to be discharged this afternoon fro [ … ]
Like bone barrow, cord blood is rich in the blood-forming cells that can be used in transplants for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and many other life-threatening diseases. If it is not donated to a public cord blood bank or stored for private use, the umbilical cord is discarded. Although the Be The Match Registry has stored over 150,000 units [ … ]
Time & Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012 9AM.
Bib, t-shirt pickup and bag check is from 8-8:45AM
Location:Firefighter’s Field, 425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
Register today by going to: The 2nd Roosevelt Island 5K Run/Walk
The 1st Roosevelt Island 5K in 2011 was a huge success and the 2012 spring race, scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2 [ … ]