You can give life. Everyone counts!
Every 45 minutes, someone in Germany hears the diagnosis that changes everything: You have leukemia. Leukemia is sometimes known colloquially as "blood cancer" and is a malignant disease of the
hemopoetic system, which is based in the bone marrow. Unfortunately, only a third of all patients can find a donor within their own families. All other patients depend on the help of unrelated
The probability that the tissue characteristics of two people match ranges between 1:20,000 and far above 1:several millions. This is why everyone counts and should be registrated!
How you can help:
- Register at the national marrow donor bank of your country of residence:
- Germany: DKMS
United States: Marrow Registry; www.dkms.org
U.K.: Marrow Registry; www.anthonynolan.org.uk
Australia and New Zealand:
- You can also find more general information about becoming a donor here
- Tell all your friends, family and people at work about Eva and her search for heroes and spread the link to this website www.eva-sucht-helden.de/english