Help Cancer Patients Find Bone Marrow Donors!

 
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May 3, 2012

Bonus Day Update

Dima
Dima

Dear Friend,

In March we participated in a Bonus Day and raised the largest amount ever - almost $9,000 in a day!  Once we received the funds, we used them to help five patients with leukemia and blood diseases to make the first installments to the bone marrow donor registry located in Germany so that it could start the donor search for them. 

I just wanted to share with you a story of one of these five patients.  Dima Komarov is 10.  Six years ago, he was first diagnosed with leukemia.  It was a rare kind that combined features of both lymphoblastic and myeloid leukemias.  Although Dima responded to chemotherapy and went into remission for several years, the disease returned at the end of last year.  He then had to travel to St. Petersburg from the south of Russia to get evaluated for bone marrow transplantation.  This is the only city in Russia where bone marrow from unrelated donors is transplanted.  We hope Dima will do well.  Thank you so much for giving him and others a chance!

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Organization

Advita Fund USA

Houston, Texas, United States
http://www.advitausa.org

Project Leader

Marina Ouano

President
Houston, TX United States

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