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Bone marrow donor wanted

Swab-a-thon Friday to help Hodgkins lymphoma patient

July 23, 2013

A simple mouth swab could make a life-saving difference for a local college student who’s battled cancer for more than two years....

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KOMBATBOOTS

Jul-23-13 7:40 AM

I am a registered donor in NC. Have they already checked for previously registered donors across the nation?

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Crandall

Jul-23-13 7:43 AM

It's too bad his half sisters don't match.

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Crandall

Jul-23-13 9:19 AM

Wow! Someone actually thinks it's a GOOD thing that his half sisters are NOT a match? How cold is that?????????

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Crandall

Jul-23-13 9:19 AM

Wow! Someone actually thinks it's a GOOD thing that his half sisters are NOT a match? How cold is that?????????

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mcphilosopher

Jul-23-13 11:02 AM

I have my fingers crossed for this young man and his family. I hope that he finds a compatible donor ASAP!

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armybrat

Jul-23-13 3:28 PM

The best thing we could do for this family is to be tested as a bone marrow donor. I challenge all of you to come out and be tested, I will be there.

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cmc2873

Jul-23-13 4:42 PM

Tommy's half sisters do not know if they are a match as we have not been tested yet.

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goodsense

Jul-23-13 4:53 PM

Being tested to be a local match is fine, but I would encourage everyone to visit bethematch dot org and join the national bone marrow registry. You might be able to save someone locally or clear across the country.

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