In 2002, Los Angeles native Ronnel Conn was an undergraduate at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. When he heard there would be a bone marrow donor drive at the campus Hillel for a D.C. local in need, he showed up and got his cheek swabbed, because, he said, “It...
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Tag: Bone Marrow
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The Jewish community in the Czech Republic will search for bone marrow donors among its members to strengthen the national registry.
The move follows requests from the country’s National Register of Marrow Donors to expand the list of donors from varying ethnic backgrounds, the...
January 3, 2013 | 12:05 pm
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An Israeli hoping to find a bone marrow match died Thursday—the same day that Israel was holding bone marrow drives throughout the country targeting non-Ashkenazi donors.
Yosef Krichli, of Georgian origin, had leukemia, The Jerusalem Post reported.
March 29, 2011 | 12:22 pm
Marla Gilson found out in January that she had acute leukemia.
By March, she learned that her disease had cost her not only her good health, but her job leading an advocacy group for the Jewish aged.
In quick succession, friends, colleagues and acquaintances in Washington’s...
February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmThe urgent search for a suitable bone marrow transplant donor for University of Judaism rabbinical student Joel Shickman, 37, stricken with AML, a form of leukemia in early February, continues.
Shickman's family is encouraging people to register with the National Bone Marrow...
September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm