Muhannad (KSA) and German donor

Muhannad Pediatric Patient from (KSA) and (German Donor) Muhannad was diagnosed with Fanconi Anemia, which required regular transfusions of platelets and red blood cells, and his needs to transfusions increased to almost weekly. There were no matched donor in the family nor extend family. Fortunately, he reached out the Saudi Stem Cell Donor Registry (SSCDR) and found a matched donor from the German Registry. Donor has accepted to donate stem cell and helped Muhanned with stem cell infusion until he recovered. When one person caring about another this represents life’s greatest value, stem cell donors are the ultimate caregivers heroes….

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What Is A Marrow Donor?

A marrow or blood stem cell donor is a volunteer adult person who is willing to donate cells for blood stem cell or marrow transplantation. Some donate to a family member, others donate to a patient somewhere in the world and who is not a family member.

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Why World Marrow Donor Day?

To thank all donors worldwide; Unrelated donors, family donors, cord blood donors, donors who already have donated, and donors who are on the global registry waiting to donate. To raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about being a stem cell donor and the impact of blood stem cell transplantation on patients’ live.

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