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May 7, 2012

Saving Lives by Recruiting Marrow Donors

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

Carolyn “Ceci” Christenson, age 18, of Gilbert, Ariz., has already survived a rare, life-threatening blood disorder and become a high-powered recruiter for the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). Her experience inspires Christenson to speak out for patients whose hope for a cure resembles a high-stakes lottery. In December 2011, she appeared on CBS’s “The Early […]

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Tags: 2463, 3981, 5279, 5324, 5333, Blood Disorders, Carolyn Christenson, myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), Roberta Adams M.D.


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