Bone Marrow

Jeanine Walsh

Stranger Donates Stem Cells In Hopes Of Curing New York Woman With Leukemia

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.

11/27/2014

Gary Docks and Jordan Davis meet for the first time after a life-saving bone marrow transplant (Credit: CBS 2)

Ohio Man Travels To NJ To Meet Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His 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.

10/26/2014

FDNY Engine

FDNY Honors Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donors

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.

01/29/2014

Ezra Fineman (credit: Robin Fineman)

Folk Legend Peter Yarrow Comes Out For N.J. Boy In Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

A folk music legend is lending a helping hand to a little Bergen County boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

05/17/2013

Angela Rugh hugs Firefighter Doug Chiz. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Woman Finally Meets FDNY Firefighter Who Donated Life-Saving Bone Marrow

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.

02/27/2013

Water line at the Heckman's home after Sandy (credit: Danielle Heckman)

Long Island Family Struggling To Survive And Treat Sick Son After Sandy

It’s been a very difficult year for the Heckman family on Long Island and, because of Sandy, things are even worse.

11/27/2012

Ezra Fineman (credit: Robin Fineman)

Gift Of Life Will Hold Bone Marrow Drive At South Street Seaport

A birthday bone marrow drive is being held on Sunday for a three-year-old boy in need of the gift of life.

03/11/2012

Dionis Guerrero Baez - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Bone Marrow Drive Being Held For Bronx Man In Need Of Transplant

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.

01/13/2012

Dionis Guerrero Baez (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Man Whose Family Was Killed In Plane Crash Still Fighting Leukemia

“My mother’s death and my two little sisters’ deaths, I would rather get cancer over again,” said Dionis Guerrero Baez.

01/11/2012

Ezra Fineman (credit: Robin Fineman)

Bergen County Toddler Needs Bone Marrow Donation And Your Help

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.

11/19/2011

Blood Drive (file / credit: AP)

Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Firefighter Saves Life Through Stem Cell Donation

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.

06/27/2011

Ayelet Galena - Photo: Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

Ayelet Galena, Baby With Rare Bone Marrow Syndrome, Needs Transplant

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.

02/25/2011

In this March 25, 2010 photo provided by Disney Theatrical Productions, actress Shannon Tavarez is seen backstage at the Minskoff theater in New York where she was playing the part of Young Nala in the Broadway musical, "The Lion King." Tavarez, 11, died Monday Nov. 1, 2010, after losing her battle with Leukemia. A founder of the bone marrow donor center DKMS, said Tavarez died at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, on Long Island. (AP Photo/Disney Theatrical Productions, Jenny Anderson)

Bone Marrow Drive In Young Broadway Star’s Memory

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.”

01/14/2011

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Dies After Marrow Donors Refuse To Show

Officials of the Bone Marrow Center said the decision was theirs and theirs alone, and that they don’t have to give a reason.

11/08/2010

The Fogel family of the Upper West Side is doing whatever they can to help their nanny, Lola Barclay, in her fight against non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

NYC Family Hosts Bone Marrow Drive For Nanny

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.

11/07/2010

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