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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in December 2008, Mandi Schwartz returned to Yale practices in January 2010 after five rounds of chemotherapy , six bone marrow biopsies, three spinal taps, countless blood transfusions and five months in the
A South Florida man recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia is hoping for a 1 in 100,000 match. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1afVAa6 ) reports a bone marrow donor drive is being held Saturday for Philippe Deve. Deve has been
A drive is under way to persuade college-age people to be bone marrow donors. The shortage of marrow donors is so acute that last year only about half of the 12,000 blood cancer patients requesting a donor received one. One reason is doctors have
John the Baptist RC Church parishioner and resident, was diagnosed in December 2012 and needs to find a donor match in order to receive a bone marrow transplant. Sunday's drive will be held at the Westwood Community Center, located at 55 Jefferson
Jaden Schwartz scored and started a gleeful, if strange, celebration on the ice. He shook his fists and howled, and the hostile crowd at the University of Denver's Magness Arena hissed and booed...Rick Schwartz, Jaden's dad, was smiling a dozen yards
Friends of the late Mandi Schwartz helped organize a stem-cell drive on the weekend in Regina with support from Canadian Blood Services' OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network. The buccal (cheek) swab event on Saturday and Sunday was in honour of the
EDT Brennan Turner has lost his friend but he hasn't lost the desire to fight for her. The 24-year-old defenceman who befriended the late Mandi Schwartz, of Wilcox, Sask., is continuing to lead a bone marrow drive that could save the lives of others.
Long before bone marrow and umbilical-cord blood donors were sought for Mandi Schwartz, she found her perfect match...The high school sweethearts from Athol Murray College of Notre Dame had planned to spend their lives together, and grow old together.
The Canadian Press Published Friday, Apr. 08, 2011 8:42PM EDT Last updated Friday, Apr. 08, 2011 8:45PM EDT Jaden Schwartz kisses his sisters urn during a last skate at the Nortre Dame arena during a funeral for Mandi Schwartz at Athol Murray College
The Hartford Courant hc-mandi-schwartz-0405-20110404 In her final months, Mandi Schwartz found comfort in the love of her young life. The Yale hockey player, who passed away Sunday after a 30-month battle with leukemia , grew up in a hockey family in