My brother was diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia around the age of five in 1994, as this type of cancer requires a bone marrow transplant from a relative with the exact type of DNA as my brother my family underwent testing to find a donor, Joshua being one of only three siblings the outlook wasn’t very good. You can have ten siblings and not one be a match but miraculously I was an exact donor. Being only three and at the time of the operation anaesthetic of the time alone was a huge danger to such a young child. Luckily…
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
Thank you to Cyprus
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
Thank you from Japan
Japanese actor will welcome all Japanese donors.Read More
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