| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:19 AM
An effort to register more Valley bone marrow donors will take place this week in El Centro.
The effort, which is a joint effort between El Centro Regional Medical Center and the National Marrow Donor Program, is also aimed at increasing the number of...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The El Centro Regional Medical Center is hosting a bone marrow donor drive in conjunction with the national Be The Match Registry program today starting at 4 p.m.
The donor drive is aimed at attracting more donors to the National Marrow Donor Program...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 12:43 AM
Ten years ago his father did it.
There were even complications that required an extended hospitalization because of it.
Yet none of that stopped Imperial resident Pablo Cerda from becoming a potential bone marrow donor.
“If it helps someone...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:25 AM
It was a balmy “Evening of Wine and Roses.” Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of their annual fundraiser. On Oct. 7, more than 600 supporters walked the red carpet toward the hospital’s patio...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:14 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's Robin Roberts has come home from the hospital three weeks after undergoing a bone marrow transplant.
After thanking her doctors and nurses and singing "Amen," the "Good Morning America" host began the next stage of recovery...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:32 PM
A two-year-old York County boy is in need of a bone marrow transplant.
Joey Duffy was recently diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a rare blood and bone marrow disorder.
"In September he went in for a hematology appointment and he was...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Nobel Prize winner and medical pioneer E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died Saturday at the age of 92.
Thomas won the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers.
In 1974, Thomas became the first...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:13 PM
More than 250 people raised about $50,000 on Saturday for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry during the seventh annual walkathon, “Walk of Life 2012.”
The 6K walk began at Glendale Memorial Hospital to raise awareness about patients...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
They showed up Tuesday at the Eastern Connecticut Sports Center. There were a hundred of them, students and student-athletes, and they wanted to help one of their own.
Then there were 200 of them, faculty, staff and administrators, too, and they stood...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Tyler was winning his battle with cancer for nearly 3 years. Due to relapse, it was determined that he would need a bone marrow transplant in order to survive. Unfortunately, a match could not be found and in 2009 at age 14 - Tyler joined the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:36 AM
NEW YORK -- The mother of "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has died, ABC News reported early Friday.
Roberts made it home to Mississippi to see her 88-year-old mother, who died Thursday evening, according to the news network.
The morning show...