In Christmas 2010 Steve was working as the head teacher of a secondary school and lived with his wife and two daughters. Steve had just been skiing in France and came back feeling tired, with aching ribs and back. ‘I thought I must have cracked a rib or had a muscle injury or something – I certainly didn’t imagine anything could be seriously wrong,’ said Steve. One day not long afterwards Steve collapsed. He was taken to hospital where the doctors diagnosed him with myeloma, a form of blood cancer, which had also caused Steve’s kidneys to fail. ‘Talking to my family about…
Thanking all donors worldwide
Japan encourages to thank donors!
The Japanese Registry, JMDP, has created a website where patients can thank their donors. Patients who would like to thank their donors are encouraged to fill an online form and to share their “thankyoudonor”Read More
ADMO Italy celebrates: Match it NOW!
From 17 till 25 September 2016 Match It NOW! will take place in Italy. This week, full with events, is sponsored by Institute of Health, National Transplant Centre, National Blood Centre, Italian BMDR and the ADMO ADOCES and federations.Read More
Gift of Life Campus Ambassador Symposium
In the first week of August Gift of Life Marrow Registry started training more than 100 students in their Campus Ambassador Programme (CAP) for the year 2016-2017. These students will be educated about bone marrow transplantation.Read More
Singapore BMDP getting excited
Last year, Singapore BMDP celebrated World Marrow Donor Day by performing a public stunt. Fifty statues took over Orchard Road, representing the life of blood disease patients who are “frozen” in time as they wait for their last hope to survive.Read More
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