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Finalmente llegó el día que todos estábamos esperando, para hacer nuestras donaciones de médula ósea. Desde Realidades, en nombre de la Directora Mercedes Luna y de Sandra Camponogara y familia, queremos darles las gracias de todo corazón, a las personas que llegaron a la Iglesia St. Matthews para practicarse e [ … ]
She loved roller-blading and dancing and yearned for long, straight hair. Her hair never did grow back after the chemotherapy, and in 1992, 11-year-old Icla da Silva, three years after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, died. In that three-year period between her diagnosis and her death, her family sold everything they had, moved [ … ]
(10/26/08) THE BRONX - A bone-marrow-donation drive was held Sunday in the Bronx to help one resident find a match and potentially save his life.
The Icla da Silva Foundation, an organization that helps children and adults with leukemia, sponsored the event, which was held on Soundview Avenue to help 32-year-old Cesar Jimenez find a bone marrow mat [ … ]
A marrow drive will be held Wednesday at Florida International University for Cristina Fernandez, 25, who has been diagnosed with leukemia and needs a bone-marrow donation. The drive, which involves testing potential donors' genetic compatibility with Fernandez by taking a swab from inside the cheek, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. [ … ]
Reporting Chris Wragge
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (CBS) ¯ A Long Island man's life or death struggle is proving to be a symptom of a more widespread medical problem. His desperate search for a bone marrow donor has so far been unsuccessful, and doctors say there's a sad, but simple reason why.
Cesar Jiminez, 32, thought he had beaten leukemia [ … ]