Diana received transplant from brother (Venezuela)

Hello, I’m Diana Anzola Luchessi a 31-year old Venezuelan living in Dominican Republic for the last 5 years. On December 2017, my husband and I decided to get a better insurance as we were celebrating our 4th wedding anniversary and decided I was time for expanding our family. That Christmas we went to Colombia, there is when I started to feel tired. At first I thought it was because of the trip (moving the suitcases, walking through the city, etc.) but then I started to feel worse and I felt I got an UTI so I took some medicine to…

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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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