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19Apr/17

Fundraising Regulator ‘should oversee online donation platforms’ – Third Sector


Third Sector
Fundraising Regulator ‘should oversee online donation platforms’
Third Sector
Concerns have been raised about pages for unrelated causes on similar websites. But Clarke told Third Sector the task of monitoring the legitimacy of such pages should fall to the Fundraising Regulator, even though the platforms themselves are run by …

18Apr/17

CMS Needs to Address Medicare Underfunding in 2017 Hospital Inpatient Rule for Bone Marrow Transplantation – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

CMS Needs to Address Medicare Underfunding in 2017 Hospital Inpatient Rule for Bone Marrow Transplantation
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Only 30% of patients have a perfect match among their siblings; in the past, the best outcomes for others were managed through transplant using an unrelated adult donor or with umbilical cord blood. With the growth of the world’s adult donor registries

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17Apr/17

Transplant Survivors Meet Donors for First Time at City of Hope’s 41st Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion – Business Wire (press release)


Business Wire (press release)
Transplant Survivors Meet Donors for First Time at City of Hope’s 41st Annual Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion
Business Wire (press release)
Rancho Cucamonga resident Evan Braggs, 32, is also elated to meet his donor at this year’s BMT reunion. It’s long overdue – Braggs received his transplant in 2005. He was 20 years old and battling a devastating blood disease, aplastic anemia. The

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17Apr/17

Cheyenne’s Day of Giving provides an opportunity to save a life – Wyoming Business Report


Wyoming Business Report
Cheyenne’s Day of Giving provides an opportunity to save a life
Wyoming Business Report
The odds are worse for minorities, since bone marrow type is based partly on ethnic background – while Caucasians can find an unrelated donor 75 percent of the time, the percentage drops to the 40s for Hispanic and Asian patients, and 25 percent for …

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15Apr/17

‘It’s a big ask': Hundreds of kidney donors needed in BC – Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun
‘It’s a big ask': Hundreds of kidney donors needed in BC
Vancouver Sun
In 2015, 44 per cent of living kidney donors were biologically related to the recipients, 43 per cent were unrelated, and 13 per cent were part of kidney paired exchange donations, which are kidney swaps that occur when a living donor is incompatible

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