Jakub and Nikola (Czech Republic)

Thankfully, there are wonderful and unique moments in life. One of them is the annual donor – recipient meeting held in Prague the Municipal House. This year it was a story of 28-year-old patient Jakub and 29-year-old donor Nikola. Jakub I am a violinist, the cruel disease has interrupted the innocent years of my youth and my career. Thanks to my life saviour – stem cell donor – I can continue with my life right there where it had been interrupted. Since childhood I have played the violin, my grandfather who was a professional master and played for years with…

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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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