IT’S WORLD BLOOD CANCER DAY
We are making an urgent appeal for people to register as potential blood stem cell donor.
WHAT IS BLOOD CANCER?
Blood cancer is the formation of immature blood cells in the bloodstream, deterring the blood to perform its basic functions. Children are also affected.
Every 35 seconds, someone somewhere in the world is diagnosed with a type of blood cancer.
HOW CAN IT BE TREATMENT?
Through; Stem cell transplantation, Chemotherapy, Transplantation of bone marrow and more. Finding a matching blood Stem plays a big part.
FINDING A MATCHING BLOOD STEM.
Just as several other disorders, 80, 000 people around the globe search for a matching blood stem.
30% of patients are able to find a compatible donor in their family.
Are you between 17-55 years of age and in general good health?
You could be Someone’s life saver, by becoming a donor!
YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE AND BECOME A DONOR BY;
Contacting your donor registry to register as a potential blood stem cell donor either online and complete your swabs at home, or you can register at a donor recruitment drive. Once they have received your swabs, they will send them off to a specialist laboratory to be typed.