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 […]

4 things Black people need to know about becoming a bone marrow donor

Many African Americans are unaware of the serious need for them to volunteer and register to become bone marrow donors to assist in treating blood diseases like sickle cell that impact some in the Black community. A bone marrow transplant, also called a stem cell transplant, is a medical treatment that replaces bone marrow with […]