Huffington Post Weighs In

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Recently, the Huffington Post published an article regarding the December 1st 2011 ruling in our favor by a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The article discusses the common sense reasoning behind such a decision that will save lives and later asks the question “…shouldn’t the Justice Department simply stay out of it?” Read the article HERE

Mike Hamel’s writings on cancer and life featured in new report

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MoreMarrowDonors.org co-founder and board member Mike Hamel’s work was recently featured on KOAA-TV (NewsFirst5 – Colorado Springs). When diagnosed with a non Hodgkin lymphoma Mike made the decision to chronicle his experiences via his blog Open Mike. Just last month Mike release a new book entitled, “Stumbling Towards Heaven” which discusses the interplay between his diagnosis and issues of faith.  Click HERE for the KOAA-TV report and click HERE to purchase a copy of Mike’s new book.

Mike Hamel on the radio

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Our own Mike Hamel was featured on the nationally broadcast Steve and Johnnie show which is broadcast out of Chicago, IL (WGN Radio 720). Mike spoke with the hosts about the life-saving potential of marrow transplants and his own battle – and triumph – over cancer. You can download mp3 files of the two-part show HERE andHERE.

Lawsuit Featured in L.A. Times

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Los Angeles – Last week MoreMarrowDonors.org joined other plaintiffs in pressing forward with legal action to create the first of its kind program designed to grow the supply of bone marrow donors through the vehicle of compensation.  We are happy to have received much media attention (which generated significant interest in among the public) including this article in the L.A. Times. Read more HERE and be sure to click the links below to follow MoreMarrowDonors.org on Facebook and Twitter.

Pain is no longer a necessary evil when donating marrow

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Traditionally one of the largest impediments to donation bone marrow was the perceived pain.  The process has changed significantly in recent years and in many cases donors report little to now pain.  One major impetus to launching MoreMarrowDonors.org is combating the attrition that occurs when people called upon to donate marrow have unfounded fears about the pain.  This article highlights new procedures that make the giving more manageable and reminds us that even if you are afraid of needles, the chance to save a life is worth the cost.  Read more HERE.