Mario (Germany) and Dorothy (UK)

Mario and Dorothy – the story of a very special family photo Stem cell donation saves lives – The life of Dorothy Powrie and her family in Scotland can live a normal life because of the donation of a German man from Gescher. It looks just like a normal family photo. A couple surrounded by children and grandchildren – everyone is smiling happily. Mario Döring is one of these people. He stands in the back – probably deliberately. However, he is the man that made this photo possible. The 38 year old donated stem cells 5 years ago, without even…

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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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