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  • Israeli, U.S. drives aiming to increase number of non-Ashkenazi bone marrow donors

    May 30, 2012 | 10:43 am

    For nearly a year, Julie Gavrilov has been trying to find a match for her father, Mark.

    Diagnosed with a rare and aggressive blood cancer, he needs a stem cell transplant to survive the disease.

    A Bukharian Jew born in Uzbekistan, he will have the best chance of survival if he...

  • Family of Cancer Patient Hopes for a Stem Cell Miracle

    By Melanie Reynard

    March 16, 2010 | 4:55 pm

    Jeff Tohl endured testing, five months of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant during the three years that followed his cancer diagnosis — a rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. With a clean bill of health and regained strength, he thought he was out of the woods.

    But when...