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SFSU hosts bone marrow donor registry drive March 29



Denize Springer
SFSU Office of Public Affairs & Publications
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Press Release published by the Office of Public Affairs & Publications


National registry urges minorities in particular to take simple blood test

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2006 -- San Francisco State University will host the Heart of America Bone Marrow Registry on campus March 29 to recruit donors for the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Volunteers registered with the NMDP are potential bone marrow donors for patients around the world suffering from diseases that can only be cured through a stem-cell transplant.

The registry is especially in need of African American, Asian and Hispanic donors.

Registration takes only 30 minutes and includes a simple blood draw. No appointment is necessary. More information about stem-cell donation will be available at the event. Refreshments will be served.

WHAT: SFSU Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2006

WHERE: Franciscan Building (next to the J. Paul Leonard Library), San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Ave., San Francisco


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