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WHAT WE DO

  • We create awareness of blood cancer diseases and treatments.
  • We recruit stem cell donors to give those in need of a stem cell donation a second chance at life.
  • We engage the public as well as companies to organize donor registration events.
  • We raise funds to increase both the size and diversity of the worldwide pool of available stem cell donors.
  • We help to improve blood cancer treatment – through our own research and state-of-the-art technology in our laboratory
  • We maintain our donor relationship from day one of registration until stem cell donation.

    New York State Judge Meets Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor for the First Time Image

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    04-07-20

    New York State Judge Meets Lifesaving Bone Marrow Donor for the First Time

    This emotional moment has been two years in the making and finally took place Saturday, July 21, when leukemia survivor Paul Feinman and 39-year-old, Anna Moritz, the woman who saved his life, were united in person for the first time.

    Bone marrow donor Anna Moritz traveled to New York City...

    A Hero’s Story: How a Student Saved a Life with a Simple Swab Image

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    04-03-20

    A Hero’s Story: How a Student Saved a Life with a Simple Swab

    For high school students, junior year can be one of the most important and informative of their high school experience. They are taking their SATs, beginning to take electives, and generally preparing themselves for life in a world outside of the straightforward path of secondary education. For m...

    Donating Was a “No Brainer” For Me Image

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    04-01-20

    Donating Was a “No Brainer” For Me

    I remember working as a law librarian at Saint Louis University when I saw a notice in the faculty/staff newsletter that there was a bone marrow donor drive happening. I walked across campus and got swabbed! Though I don’t remember the exact date, I registered to be a 

    Now More Than Ever, the Importance of Second Chances at Life Image

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    03-27-20

    Now More Than Ever, the Importance of Second Chances at Life

    As an international non-profit organization, every day DKMS provides 20 lifesaving blood stem cell transplants for blood cancer and blood disorder patients all around the world. Even in the current situation that we are facing with COVID-19, these patients still urgently need our help. It is for ...

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