Mackenzie Curran In 2013, at the age of 16, Mackenzie Curran was diagnosed with myelodyplastic syndrome, a cancer that prevents the bone marrow from producing enough healthy blood cells. To survive, Mackenzie needed to find an unrelated stem cell donor. An honour student and elite athlete, Mackenzie was a vibrant and active teenager with a world of opportunity ahead of her. Her family was reeling from the news of MacKenzie’s disease, and hopeful that a match would be found through Canada’s OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network. Fortunately, in November of the same year, Mackenzie’s family learned a donor in…
Thanking all donors worldwide
Guinness World Record!
Gift of Life Marrow Registry, an international bone marrow registry, has celebrated World Marrow Donor Day (WMDD) by achieving to set the Guinness World Records title for largest cotton swab. In addition, the organization’s Campus Ambassadors will run bone marrow recruitment drives at their respective colleges and universities worldwide.Read More
WMDA office preparing for WMDD!
The last steps before WMDD starts! Eating the cake together with the founder of the WMDA, professor Jon J. van Rood.Read More
Turkish video with donors and patients
Turkish transplanted patients and donors has been interviewed with the Ankara Registry and a video in Turkish has been prepared. It is loaded on the website of the Turkish Registry (www.kokhucrebagisla.com).Read More
Stefan Morsch Foundation 30 years!
On World Marrow Donor Day Stefan Morsch Foundation will organise a symposium to celebrate their 30th anniversary. You can learn from medical specialists about the details of blood stem cell transplantation. The symposium will take place at the Stefan Morsch Foundation, Dambacher 5, 55765 Birkenfeld.Read More
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