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November 16, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Student Center #285 | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Come by and check if you have the potential to save someone's life just by swabbing your cheek and filling out a form.  This year, more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a serious blood disease. Leukemia (a blood cancer) will strike 44,000 Americans this year, including 3,500 children.  It will kill about half of the adults and about 700 of the children. Leukemia is the most common childhood cancer. Only 30 percent of patients who need a bone marrow transplant have a matching donor in their families. Only 2% of americans are registered on the donors list for a painless procedure and a out of these people that matched up, not everyone is able to be located or want to donate This is an amazing opportunity for you. There is no obligation for you to donate your marrow if matched. Come by to see if you are eligible, learn more about the drive and possibly save a life.

For more information about this event, please contact Sabrina Pakula at (313) 577-1010 or fq0960@wayne.edu.