February 14 is National Donor Day, Too

Today across the U.S., more than 117,000 people are waiting for that gift of life from an organ donor. Trauma, bone damage, spinal injuries, burns, hearing impairment and vision loss are all reasons why someone may need an organ, tissue or blood donation at some point in their lives. It could happen to any one … Read More

Life Cords for Transplant Patients

With bone marrow transplants we try to beat leukemia, lymphoma and other serious blood diseases by replacing unhealthy blood-forming cells in your bone marrow with healthy ones. Cord blood transplant is one of the newer options we have for these procedures. Cord blood is umbilical cord blood, taken from a baby’s umbilical cord and placenta … Read More

MDS: Myelodysplastic Syndrome

The following information is from Mikkael Sekeres, M.D., Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Leukemia Program and a co-chair of the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation’s medical advisory board: “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts’ recent  announcement of her battle with Myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, is helping to shine the light on a rare, relatively unknown disease … Read More

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