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Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...spent years in hospitals after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January 2009. He received four bone marrow transplants ? three at St. Jude ? and has been in remission since February 2011.The Simkinses and the family of Patrick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/augusta-family-remembers-rob
A Joyful Noise: Pickin' for Alex

...son of Trinity Baptist Church pastor Matt Moore. Alex was diagnosed in June with aplastic anemia and needs a bone marrow transplant.WHO WILL PERFORM: The concert will feature some bluegrass guitar from Tanner Duckworth, gospel quartet singing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-18/joyful-noise-pickin-alex
Augustans attend bone marrow drive for 5-year-old boy

...destruction of his bone marrow, Moore said.A bone marrow transplant could cure him.Moore, his wife and their daughter...families."Seventy percent of patients who need a bone marrow transplant have to turn to the Be the Match registry in the hopes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/augustans-attend-bone-marrow-
Faith Digest: Bone marrow drive, letters for Israel and Blessing of the Backpacks

...all participants will be entered into a bone marrow registry and could be a match for someone else who needs a bone marrow transplant.The church is at 4594 Columbia Road in Martinez. For more information, call the church office at (706) 863-1222...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-11/faith-digest-bone-marrow
DHEC adding newborn screening test

...affected babies are diagnosed early enough ? within their first few weeks of life ? they can be treated with a bone marrow transplant, which will jumpstart their bodies' ability to fight infection."To be one mother in South Carolina and to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/dhec-adding-newborn-screening
Greenbrier High School bone marrow drive honors Augusta cancer survivor's 12th birthday

...the eve of his seventh birthday, received four bone marrow transplants in eighteen months. He has been in remission...for the Simkinses, researched the benefits of bone marrow transplants for her senior project. She coordinated the drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-21/greenbrier-high-school-bone-m
Best Christmas gifts often are not under tree

...had been found. Culbreath underwent a successful bone marrow transplant in early 1998.Soon afterward, however, he contracted...died in June that year.Still, McRae said the bone marrow transplant for her son was her best Christmas present...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-12-21/best-christmas-gifts-often-a
Empty Stocking Fund: Woman seeks help for nephews at Christmas

...brighten their Christmas this year."Their mother, my little sister, died in 2012 when she didn't get a bone marrow transplant," she writes. "We are raising the boys, making sure they are taken care of, but with our low income I would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-05/empty-stocking-fund-woman-see
Children, cord blood could be part of GRU transplant program

The new director of the bone marrow transplant program at the Georgia Regents...is beginning a pediatric bone marrow transplant program. Currently, the...transplant in 1988.With bone marrow transplant, traditionally the approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-14/children-cord-blood-could-be
Shortage of Hispanic marrow donors causes problems

...year after chemotherapy, blood transfusions and a painful relapse, doctors say her only hope for a cure is a bone marrow transplant.Melvin is likely to need a Hispanic donor. None of her relatives tested so far is compatible, so her doctors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-10-09/shortage-hispanic-marrow