A New York woman battling leukemia was especially grateful this Thanksgiving, as she credited the kindness of a total stranger with helping save her life.
Both men said they wanted the public to know the benefits of donating bone marrow, and so they brought their message to the Walk for Life event at Saddle River County Park.
FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and the New York Blood Center added the names of 13 bone marrow donors to the “Honor Roll of Life” at the 10th annual induction ceremony for the blood center Wednesday.
A folk music legend is lending a helping hand to a little Bergen County boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.
Angela Rugh, a 22-year-old junior at the University of Pittsburgh came face to face with firefighter Doug Chiz at Fire Department headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn to thank him.
It’s been a very difficult year for the Heckman family on Long Island and, because of Sandy, things are even worse.
A birthday bone marrow drive is being held on Sunday for a three-year-old boy in need of the gift of life.
Dianos Guerrero Baez is battling leukemia and the best matches for a bone marrow transplant were killed in the crash of American Airlines flight 587.
“My mother’s death and my two little sisters’ deaths, I would rather get cancer over again,” said Dionis Guerrero Baez.
Ezra Fineman is a 2-year-old Fair Lawn boy who loves the alphabet, music, and his tricycle and he needs your help to stay alive.
Yonkers firefighter Tim Sullivan says you don’t have to run into a burning building to save somebody’s life. You can do it just by donating blood or bone marrow.
When Ayelet Galena was born 15 months ago, she weighed 2 pounds 9 ounces. She has a compromised immune system and needs a bone marrow transplant to stay alive.
A bone marrow donor registry drive is being organized in memory of the 11-year-old girl who starred as Young Nala in Broadway’s “The Lion King.”
Officials of the Bone Marrow Center said the decision was theirs and theirs alone, and that they don’t have to give a reason.
An Upper West Side family is hoping for a large turnout at a bone marrow drive for their nanny on Sunday morning in East Flatbush.