July Is African-American Bone Marrow Awareness Month

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Raising Awareness

Days after Good Morning America host Robin Roberts announced that she suffered from myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a rare bone marrow disorder, support for bone marrow donation spiked dramatically. “In a typical day the registry receives 200 to 300 registrations. In the 48 hours following the Robin Robert’s announcement 3,500 people joined,” Kirsten Lesak-Greenberg of the NMDP's Be The Match Registry, told EurWeb.com 

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