a cooperation for the recruitment of stem cell donors

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a cooperation for the recruitment of stem cell donors
A COOPERATION FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF STEM CELL DONORS
STEMCELLDONORDRIVEATTHEMARCHFORSCIENCE,
APRIL22,2017
16:00– 17:00
infrontofthe
NATURHISTORISCHESMUSEUMWIEN:
OnApril22,2017,theStammzellspender-DateioftheMeduniWienwill,incooperationwithDr.StephenandJenniferCrotty
organiseadonordriveattheMARCHFORSCIENCEVIENNA.
Theintentionofthisdonordrivewillbetofindnewstemcell
donorsamongparticipantsandvisitorsoftheMARCHFOR
SCIENCE.
TherewillbeaboothinfrontoftheNATURHISTORISCHES
MUSEUMbetween16:00and17:00.Allpersons,whowantto
becomestemcelldonors,canregister.
HOWTOBECOMEASTEMCELLDONOR
Onlyasignatureontheconsentformandabuccal(cheek)swabarenecessary,ifapersonwantsto
becomeastemcelldonor.
Ageandweightlimitsare:
18– 45years,
Ladies:55– 100kg,
Gentlemen:60– 110kg
Ifyoumeettheserequirementspleaseconsiderjoiningthedonorregistry.Joiningiseasyandyou
maysavesomebody’slife!YoucanjoinonSaturday,April22,between16:00and17:00afterthe
MARCHFORSCIENCEinfrontoftheNATURHISTORISCHESMUSEUM.
BACKGROUND
Leukaemiaisalifethreateningdiseaseofbloodandthehaematopoieticsystem.Insomecases,
onlyastemcelldonationandfollowingstemcelltransplantcanhelptosurvivethedisease.700
personsarediagnosedwithleukaemiaperyearinAustria.About¾ofpatientsneedavoluntary
unrelatedstemcelldonor.30millionstemcelldonorsarecurrentlyregisteredglobally,butmore
areneeded.About10millionofthesehavebeenrecruitedinEurope.Austriaispartofthisworld
widesystemwithabout65.000donors.
MOREINFOMATION
stammzellspende.cc
proleukämiefacebook
[email protected]
Stammzellspender-DateiMeduni-Wien,KlinikfürBlutgruppenserologieundTransfusionsmedizin,
WähringerGürtel18-20,1090Wien

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