Lenka and Nikol (Czech)

We have so much to talk about! Thousands of patients around the world need a stem cell donor each year. Every day 46 voluntary donors donate their stem cells. They give hope to the once in need. There is a strong story behind each donation. Annually Czech NMDR gives the opportunity to a carefully selected donor and a recipient to meet for the first time face to face. In 2016 it was the turn for sixteen years old Nikol, who is 9 years after a successful transplant and the saver of her life Lenka. In the evening of April 22nd…

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What Is A Marrow Donor?

A marrow or blood stem cell donor is a volunteer adult person who is willing to donate cells for blood stem cell or marrow transplantation. Some donate to a family member, others donate to a patient somewhere in the world and who is not a family member.

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Why World Marrow Donor Day?

To thank all donors worldwide; Unrelated donors, family donors, cord blood donors, donors who already have donated, and donors who are on the global registry waiting to donate. To raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about being a stem cell donor and the impact of blood stem cell transplantation on patients’ live.

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Thanking all donors worldwide

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