Erik Gracia Erik Gracia was just two years old when diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood. After undergoing months of intense chemotherapy, he went into remission but relapsed in 2012 at the age of nine. This time Erik required a stem cell transplant to save his life and without a match in his family, Erik would have to rely on the generosity of unrelated donor. 3000 kilometres away 20-year old Texas college student Brent Lewelling received a phone call telling him that that a little boy in Canada needed his help – he was a…
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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