DKMS US
03/25/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
Earlier this month, DKMS received the Kuykendall Award from the Project Life Movement (PLM). Our donor recruiter Kimberly Duncan was there to accept the award. PLM is a national movement to increase the potential pool of bone marrow donors.

The Kuykendall Award is awarded to a person or organization that provides PLM with remarkable leadership and indispensable support. The Kuykendall Award...
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DKMS US
03/25/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce (DJCC) is the city’s premier network for young professionals between the age of 21-41. Last week DJCC held "Save a life with a Sip and Swab." Young Dallas professionals learned about DKMS and the fight against blood cancer and had the opportunity to become a potential lifesaver by swabbing. Thank you for supporting us in the fight against blood cancer.
DKMS US
03/24/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
***Chondra donated to give a little boy a second chance at life. Join in her lead and sign up at dkms.org/register***

Broadway star Chondra Profit registered to become a potential bone marrow donor for a young Lion King cast mate. Although her cast mate didn't make it, Chondra had the opportunity to save the life of a little boy named Silas. As a result of her donation, she gave Silas a...
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03/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
On March 23, 2017 we participated in DJ For A Cure with DJ and visual artist Quiana Parks. DJ For A Cure is an awareness project created by disc jockey, Quiana Parks to shed light on those battling blood cancers.
DKMS US
03/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
We are happy to announce that baby Henrick, the patient that we featured earlier this month, has found a bone marrow donor match! We would like to thank everyone who signed up and shared his story on social media. If you haven't registered yet, you can do so at dkms.org/register.

Although Henrick found his match, there are still so many patients that are searching for their matching donor....
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03/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
***Question of the Week*** ????

The process for donating platelets and donating blood stem cells is similar, in that they both use an apheresis machine. The apheresis machine draws the blood out, removes the stem cells or platelets, and then returns the blood to you.

Blood stem cells include white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Potential bone marrow donors swab their cheeks...
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03/21/2017 at 17:54. Facebook
Anya needs a donor. You can register at dkms.org/register.

Bone marrow match needed for NJ girl whose leukemia relapsed

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DKMS US
03/21/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
This Thursday, we will participate in DJ For A Cure with DJ and visual artist Quiana Parks. Quiana is a lymphoma survivor and proceeds from the event will be donated to DKMS. DJ For A Cure is an awareness project to shed light on those battling blood cancers. In addition to a live mix show, board games, and keynotes, DKMS will host a swab station.

If you are in the NYC area and you want to...
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DJ for a Cure

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DKMS US
03/20/2017. Facebook
On March 19 2017, Team DKMS athletes competed in the iconic United Airlines NYC Half to run with athletes from around the globe on a 13.1-mile tour of NYC Throughout it all, Team DKMS gave hope to blood cancer patients in need of bone marrow transplants by raising over $10,000 to fund the registration of potential bone marrow donors. If you are interested in joining Team DKMS in an event of...
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DKMS US
03/20/2017. Facebook
On March 19 2017, Team DKMS athletes competed in the iconic United Airlines NYC Half to run with athletes from around the globe on a 13.1-mile tour of NYC Throughout it all, Team DKMS gave hope to blood cancer patients in need of bone marrow transplants by raising over $10,000 to fund the registration of potential bone marrow donors. If you are interested in joining Team DKMS in an event of...
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DKMS US
03/20/2017. Facebook
***Cory is fighting for his life and needs your help. Cory needs a bone marrow donor to fight his aplastic anemia, sign up at dkms.org/register.***

Cory is a 40-year-old Arkansas native. He works as utility buyer and is a Deacon at St. Mark Baptist Church.

Two months ago, Cory learned that he had aplastic anemia. Doctors quickly decided that he would need a bone marrow transplant to have a...
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DKMS US
03/20/2017. Facebook
Here's to better and brighter days! #MondayMotivation
DKMS US
03/17/2017. Facebook
***Amanda gave a two-year-old patient a second chance at life. Follow in her footsteps and sign up as a potential bone marrow donor at dkms.org/register***

Amanda registered in the fall of 2013 after her friend was diagnosed with leukemia. A year after she swabbed, Amanda donated to a two-year-old boy with anemia.

"I was excited to begin the process but was also a little scared since I...
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DKMS US
03/17/2017. Facebook
This Sunday, Team DKMS is proud to have nine athletes racing in the United Airlines NYC Half. To date, the team has raised over $10,000 towards the fight against blood cancer! Support Team DKMS by joining our cheering hub at West Side Highway and West 12th Street. You can also support #TeamDKMS by making a donation here: giving.dkms.org/nychalf.

Good luck to all the athletes racing Sunday!...
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03/16/2017. Facebook
The DKMS #SXSW takeover continues! Thanks to everyone who we met yesterday at Calliope Musicals. Catch us today downtown on 6th Street for some more giveaways!
DKMS US
03/15/2017. Facebook
Our hearts go out the family and friends of Adam Krief. Adam lost his battle earlier this week. We salute his will to fight and help others along the journey. We thank Adam for his support of DKMS’ cause and mission. We vow to continue to register more potential bone marrow donors so that patients like Adam can find their lifesaving match.
DKMS US
03/15/2017. Facebook
*** Please read and share Anya's story. She urgently needs your help to find a bone marrow donor: dkms.org/register ***

Anya is a nine-year-old New Jersey native. Anya is just like any other fourth grade girl. She likes watching movies on Netflix, playing Minecraft, and doing arts and crafts.

But unlike other fourth grade girls, Anya is battling leukemia. She was first diagnosed in...
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DKMS US
03/15/2017. Facebook
Hey Austin, thanks for the love on Day 1 of our #SXSW Adventure! Get ready for more swabs, swag and sun coming your way. #WhatIsDKMS
DKMS US
03/14/2017. Facebook
Occasionally bone marrow donors and patients meet, and a few of them even form lasting friendships. Here's the story of a college student and the grandmother he saved. You can register to be a donor like Dustin at dkms.org/register.

Bone marrow donation makes remarkable match

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DKMS US
03/13/2017. Facebook
A DKMS patient-donor meeting between Chicago Cubs' fans Josh and Stephanie was featured in this month's edition of Mediaplanet USA.

Bone Marrow Donation Brings Two Cubs Fans Together Just in Time

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