Increasing Black bone marrow donors is critical to saving lives

One of the most problematic cancers to treat among Blacks in America is acute myelogenous leukemia, a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow that makes the body produce many immature white blood cells. White blood cells, also known as leukocytes, are the cells in the human immune system that serve to protect […]

Why is the need for Black bone marrow donors so urgent?

One of the more pressing needs in the Black community pertaining to health is developing a pool of individuals willing to be blood stem cell donors. The fact is that in the U.S., Blacks are much less likely to find an appropriate blood stem cell donor than Whites or any other ethnic minority. Researchers at […]