Donor search coordinator turns into donor (Italy)

I have been asked to write my experience as bone marrow donor. Here it is. First of all it is necessary to introduce myself. My name is… I am joking, according to Italian law, bone marrow donors must remain anonymous and I strongly believe in the rightness of this rule, but my story’s peculiarity is not in my name but in my job; from 01.01.2008 I’m working at the Italian Bone Marrow Donor Registry. When I started working at IBMDR I knew very little about marrow donation, but almost immediately I enroll myself as a potential volunteer donor. I’ll be…

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