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July 6, 2016

African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month

By Ali Skahan

When it comes to being charitable, bone marrow donation may not sound as easy as a clothes drive, but it is way more valuable. According to Be The Match, a patient's best chance of finding a matching bone marrow donor is with someone of similar ancestry, and African American’s represent only 6% of the total registry. In honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, consider giving back by joining the registry. Learn more about the bone marrow donations by clicking here.

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African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month | Mayo Clinic Connect
Click here to learn more about African American bone marrow donation | Mayo Clinic Connect
A bone marrow donation may not be as easy as a clothes drive, but it's way more valuable | Mayo Clinic Connect


Choose a message to share 
African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month | Mayo Clinic Connect
Click here to learn more about African American bone marrow donation | Mayo Clinic Connect
A bone marrow donation may not be as easy as a clothes drive, but it's way more valuable | Mayo Clinic Connect

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