Bone Marrow

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A Howard University volleyball player missed her final conference tournament to make a stem cell donation to a stranger battling leukemia.

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FROM NPR.com: Bone marrow transplants are often the only treatment for blood-related cancers. The treatment, however, is dependent on the patient finding a donor who shares a similar genetic makeup. In most cases, that means the match is found in someone of the same race. But the black community has a particularly tough time attracting […]