YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE EVERY DAY, WE GIVE THREE PEOPLE THE CHANCE OF LIFE. HELP US BE THERE FOR EVEN MORE.

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE EVERY DAY, WE GIVE THREE PEOPLE THE CHANCE OF LIFE. HELP US BE THERE FOR EVEN MORE."

Transcription

1 EVERY DAY, WE GIVE THREE PEOPLE THE CHANCE OF LIFE. HELP US BE THERE FOR EVEN MORE. YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE Anthony Nolan, 2 Heathgate Place, Agincourt Road, London NW3 2NU A little book on how you can help save the lives of people with blood cancer. anthonynolan.org anthonynolan.org Reg charity no /SC CM Cover: Stephen Pennells

2 Join our team of lifesavers today At Anthony Nolan we know we re all capable of saving a life. Every single one of us. And this little book is here to let you know all the remarkable ways you can help give a future to people with blood cancer. Every day we re able to give three people the chance of life: connecting incredible individuals willing to donate their stem cells to people in need of a lifesaving transplant. And it s only possible because of people like you. The story of a life saved is made up of many people YOU CAN SAVE A LIFE Just like with the best teams, we all have a vital role to play in helping to save lives. Remarkable donors, fantastic fundraisers, new mothers, magic marathon runners, crusading campaigners and invaluable volunteers: all lifesavers. So turn over and find out the different ways you can be a lifesaver.

3 Photo: Stephen Pennells Lifesaver checklist: Donate your stem cells? Lifesaver Run a marathon? Lifesaver Campaign with us to improve services for those who go through a transplant? Lifesaver Spread the word about our work on social media? Lifesaver Donate your umbilical cord? Lifesaver Host a bake sale? Lifesaver Give your time and volunteer? Lifesaver Find out how you can save a life by visiting lifesaver checklist. Since having my transplant, I ve spoken to many people about Anthony Nolan. I wouldn t be here without them. I am remarkably grateful. Paul, who had a lifesaving transplant

4 40 years of saving lives In 1974 the world s first register of potential bone marrow donors was created by Anthony Nolan s mother, Shirley, in the hope of finding a cure for the life-threatening blood disorder her son had been born with. Today Shirley and Anthony s legacy lives on. Each day we give the chance of life to three people with blood cancer and have provided a total of over 13,000 potentially lifesaving transplants. And it s only because of the support of amazing people like you that we have been able to do that. But we still can t find a matching donor for everyone who comes to us. That was Shirley s vision when she set up our charity, and we will not rest until it has been achieved. That s why we need your lifesaving support. our story. I look to the day when no child dies like my son, waiting for a donor to save him. Shirley Nolan, who started our charity in 1974

5 Photo: Andrew Aitchison Join the register. Save a life. Every 20 minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer and may need a lifesaving transplant. And, when you need a transplant, it literally is a matter of life or death we can t waste a single minute. That s why our register is so vital. Each person on it is a potential lifesaver, ready to do something amazing when someone is in desperate need of the transplant that could be their last chance. Donating is quick, simple and straightforward 9 out of 10 people donate their stem cells in a process similar to giving blood. But it is urgent. So if you re healthy, aged between and weigh over 50kg, sign up to be a potential lifesaver today. I m a donor. I m a lifesaver. It was an immediate decision. I had the opportunity to save someone s life, I didn t have to think about it. Victoria, stem cell donor, lifesaver

6 Saving Johnny s life is the best thing that I ve ever done. Sean, lifesaver HOW do you say thank you to the person who saved your life? Johnny, who had a lifesaving transplant Sean and Johnny, the first donor and recipient to run the London Marathon together.

7 The more money you raise, the more lives we can save 100. That s how much it costs to recruit, tissue type and look after a new donor on our register. Someone who could save a life. The maths is simple: the more money we raise, the more lives we can save. No matter how you choose to raise funds, every pound will help save lives. From running a marathon to baking cakes, giving in memory or providing a regular donation, you can play an essential role. So join in and help us achieve something remarkable. I m a fundraiser. I m a lifesaver. 7 could pay for the registration process and spit kit which is the start of the potentially lifesaving journey. 23 could pay for a special box designed to transport those precious stem cells. 100 could pay to recruit, tissue type and keep in contact with a new potential donor, so they re ready to save a life.

8 Each new life could save another If you re pregnant then you (and your beautiful newborn baby) could save a life by donating your umbilical cord. After a baby is born, the umbilical cord and placenta are usually thrown away as clinical waste. But inside are vital stem cells that could be used to save a life. Donating is completely safe for you and your baby. In fact, when our specially-trained staff collect your cord blood after your baby is born, you ll barely even know they re there. So, if you re giving birth in one of our listed hospitals, make your special day even more extraordinary and donate your umbilical cord. I m a MUM. I m a lifesaver. I would definitely donate again. It s a beautiful thing to do and so wonderful to have saved a life. Winifred, with baby Sophie, both lifesavers

9 Photo: Stephen Pennells Give your time and save lives Thousands of people give their time to help us save lives. They increase awareness, inspire people to join our register, support our remarkable donors and pack our vital spit kits They also give their time to improve the lives of people with blood cancer by campaigning for us and helping to make sure the government listen to our urgent lifesaving messages. So, whether you can spare a minute, an hour, or longer, find out how you can help us transform the lives of people with blood cancer. I m a volunteer. I m a lifesaver. The more people know the facts about transplants, the greater the chances of dispelling the myths that circulate about it. Rik Basra, campaigner and lifesaver

10 No one can imagine what it is like to be in the position of needing a bone marrow donor for your child until you experience it. Sunny, Gaurav s dad. Gaurav, received a lifesaving transplant when he was two. Photo: Birmingham Mail

HELP SAVE A LIFE DONATE YOUR CORD BLOOD

HELP SAVE A LIFE DONATE YOUR CORD BLOOD HELP SAVE A LIFE DONATE YOUR CORD BLOOD University Hospitals of Leicester Anthony Nolan Cord Blood Donation Programme Did you know that following the safe birth of your baby, you could save a person s

More information

SAVING LIVES: ACHIEVING MORE

SAVING LIVES: ACHIEVING MORE SAVING LIVES: ACHIEVING MORE Anthony Nolan Organisational strategy for 2015-2018 Where we re coming from In 1974, we were the world s first stem cell donor register. And over 40 years later, we re at the

More information

Donate your baby s cord blood and save lives.

Donate your baby s cord blood and save lives. Donate your baby s cord blood and save lives. A public nonprofit cord blood bank licensed by the FDA Each year, thousands of people are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases that may be cured with a

More information

SPEECH #2 PERSUASIVE SPEECH. Title: Bone Marrow Donation: the Simplest Way to Save Someone s Life

SPEECH #2 PERSUASIVE SPEECH. Title: Bone Marrow Donation: the Simplest Way to Save Someone s Life Name: MELISSA MAGNANIMOUS SPEECH #2 PERSUASIVE SPEECH Title: Bone Marrow Donation: the Simplest Way to Save Someone s Life Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to register as a bone marrow donor

More information

Your Cord Blood Donation Options

Your Cord Blood Donation Options Your Cord Blood Donation Options Our Mission To develop and maintain a statewide resource for potentially life-saving cord blood to treat children and adults. What is cord blood? Cord blood is the blood

More information

Cord Blood. I chose to do my 8th grade project on the Donation of Cord Blood. I really

Cord Blood. I chose to do my 8th grade project on the Donation of Cord Blood. I really Seagraves Page 1 of 6 Georgia Seagraves Zachary Phillips 8 th Grade Project Cord Blood I chose to do my 8th grade project on the Donation of Cord Blood. I really wanted to do this for my 8 th grade project

More information

A Guide To Cord Blood Banking

A Guide To Cord Blood Banking A Guide To Cord Blood Banking For Families with Genetic Conditions Cord Blood Banking This leaflet is aimed at families who might be considering storing cord blood for the treatment of a child or other

More information

Your Cord Blood Donation Options

Your Cord Blood Donation Options Your Cord Blood Donation Options What is cord blood? Cord blood is the blood that remains in the placenta after a baby is born. Cord blood has been found to be a rich source of stem cells and can be used

More information

Q: Why is there a need for people to join the Be The Match Registry?

Q: Why is there a need for people to join the Be The Match Registry? Q: Why is there a need for people to join the Be The Match Registry? A: Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases depend on the

More information

the future in your hands imagine

the future in your hands imagine the future in your hands imagine The promise of hope Carrie and Wilf s story... Quinn weighed in at a healthy 4397g at birth. His parents, Carrie and Wilf, had decided to store the umbilical cord blood

More information

A fact sheet UNRELATED BONE MARROW AND CORD BLOOD STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS

A fact sheet UNRELATED BONE MARROW AND CORD BLOOD STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS A fact sheet UNRELATED BONE MARROW AND CORD BLOOD STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS Each year, thousands of patients are diagnosed with diseases treatable by a blood stem cell transplant. These blood stem cells can

More information

cord blood saves lives...

cord blood saves lives... cord blood saves lives... ...by providing a rich source of blood stem cells that can be used to treat over 80 different diseases including leukemia, lymphoma, thalassemia, Tay-Sachs and sickle cell anemia.

More information

Be the One to Save a Life: Partnerships with Be The Match. Melinda Caltabiano

Be the One to Save a Life: Partnerships with Be The Match. Melinda Caltabiano Be the One to Save a Life: Partnerships with Be The Match Melinda Caltabiano Awesome Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0md h9p4ry0&list=uumudnzf2lklmlkuw_yxqe ha The NATIONAL MARROW DONOR PROGRAM

More information

Keeping you in touch with our CordBank community

Keeping you in touch with our CordBank community Safe & safe sound & sound SEPTEMBER 07 Keeping you in touch with our CordBank community We are pleased to bring you some exciting developments, including our new payment plan, enabling more parents to

More information

AssureImmune. Cord Blood: For Something That Precious, Bank with the Best. Important Facts for When You re Expecting. AssureImmune.

AssureImmune. Cord Blood: For Something That Precious, Bank with the Best. Important Facts for When You re Expecting. AssureImmune. AssureImmune AssureImmune Cord Blood: For Something That Precious, Bank with the Best Important Facts for When You re Expecting Banking your baby s umbilical cord blood could be a potentially lifesaving

More information

Saving your baby s cord blood could. save your. life. baby s

Saving your baby s cord blood could. save your. life. baby s Saving your baby s cord blood could save your baby s life Discover the power of cord blood Cord blood is the blood that remains in your baby s umbilical cord following birth and after the cord is cut.

More information

SAVE A LIFE... BY GIVING LIFE!

SAVE A LIFE... BY GIVING LIFE! SAVE A LIFE... BY GIVING LIFE! FOLLOW US ON: HÉMA-QUÉBEC PUBLIC CORD BLOOD BANK www.hema-quebec.qc.ca Scan this code with your smart phone to access the page Register to the Public Cord Blood Bank on the

More information

cord blood 4-1-1230, Off Abids Road, Bogulkunta, Hyderabad 500001. 3-6-282, Opp. Old MLA Qrtrs., Hyderguda, Hyderabad 500029.

cord blood 4-1-1230, Off Abids Road, Bogulkunta, Hyderabad 500001. 3-6-282, Opp. Old MLA Qrtrs., Hyderguda, Hyderabad 500029. Department of Obstetrics cord blood UNIT 1 BOGULKUNTA 4-1-1230, Off Abids Road, Bogulkunta, Hyderabad 500001. UNIT 2 HYDERGUDA 3-6-282, Opp. Old MLA Qrtrs., Hyderguda, Hyderabad 500029. UNIT 3 JUBILEE

More information

The cure for blood cancer is in YOUR HANDS

The cure for blood cancer is in YOUR HANDS WE NEED YOU! If you are between the ages of 18 and 44 and have diverse ancestry, patients especially need you! Donors and patients who share the same ancestry are most likely to match. Not enough diverse,

More information

Narrator: Transplants using stem cells from the blood, bone marrow or umbilical cord blood

Narrator: Transplants using stem cells from the blood, bone marrow or umbilical cord blood [Track 2: What Is a Transplant?] Narrator: Transplants using stem cells from the blood, bone marrow or umbilical cord blood can be an effective treatment for people with blood cancers such as leukemia,

More information

Noémie, a 7-year-old-girl, and her mom have just reached the main entrance of this

Noémie, a 7-year-old-girl, and her mom have just reached the main entrance of this Tomorrow's Hospital Curing Etienne s Leukemia Noémie, a 7-year-old-girl, and her mom have just reached the main entrance of this brand-new hospital for Regenerative Medicine. Etienne, a 10-year-old-boy,

More information

ASSEMBLY, No. 2591 STATE OF NEW JERSEY. 212th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 23, 2006

ASSEMBLY, No. 2591 STATE OF NEW JERSEY. 212th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 23, 2006 ASSEMBLY, No. STATE OF NEW JERSEY th LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED FEBRUARY, 00 Sponsored by: Assemblywoman CHARLOTTE VANDERVALK District (Bergen) SYNOPSIS Requires hospitals to provide information to pregnant

More information

FAQs ABOUT STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS from David Liebman August 9, 2005

FAQs ABOUT STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS from David Liebman August 9, 2005 FAQs ABOUT STEM CELL TRANSPLANTS from David Liebman August 9, 2005 Folks Most of you are aware by now of Michael Brecker's situation. The first e mail that went out asking for blood donation has been corrected

More information

A Gift for life. HTA Licence No. 22653

A Gift for life. HTA Licence No. 22653 A Gift for life HTA Licence No. 22653 2 3 the best possible gift for your new born child. 4 6 8 9 10 12 14 16 19 what is cord blood current treatments services contents properties for treatment process

More information

GREAT REASONS. why you should protect your baby s stem cells. Give your child a gift for life collect and store its umbilical cord stem cells.

GREAT REASONS. why you should protect your baby s stem cells. Give your child a gift for life collect and store its umbilical cord stem cells. Call 040-15 22 22 or visit stemcare.se if you would like to protect your baby's stem cells 5 GREAT REASONS why you should protect your baby s stem cells Give your child a gift for life collect and store

More information

NEWS RELEASE. For Immediate Release. For more information, please contact:

NEWS RELEASE. For Immediate Release. For more information, please contact: NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information, please contact: Charlene Han Singapore Cord Blood Bank Tel: (65) 6394-5017 charlene.han.j.j@scbb.com.sg Singapore Cord Blood Bank records 21 st

More information

The Leading Cell Bank www.stemology.co.uk. Protect Your Family s Future. Stem Cell Banking. Umbilical Cord. Only for Expecting Parents

The Leading Cell Bank www.stemology.co.uk. Protect Your Family s Future. Stem Cell Banking. Umbilical Cord. Only for Expecting Parents Protect Your Family s Future The Leading Cell Bank www.stemology.co.uk Stem Cell Banking Umbilical Cord Only for Expecting Parents Introduction to Stemology Imagine you could replace any cells in your

More information

Canadian Blood Services National Public Cord Blood Bank Give Life Twice Transfusion Medicine Residents

Canadian Blood Services National Public Cord Blood Bank Give Life Twice Transfusion Medicine Residents Canadian Blood Services National Public Cord Blood Bank Give Life Twice Transfusion Medicine Residents Eileen Quinlan Collection Supervisor, Brampton (GTA) 2015-11-10 History One Match Stem Cell and Marrow

More information

a message to my child Why we saved your stem cells with Stembanc when you were born.

a message to my child Why we saved your stem cells with Stembanc when you were born. a message to my child Why we saved your stem cells with Stembanc when you were born. When we thought about you and the decision to save your birth stem cells with Stembanc, we thought about the hopes we

More information

Cord blood banking: information for parents

Cord blood banking: information for parents Cord blood banking: information for parents Published August 2006 by the RCOG Contents Page number Key points 1 About this information 2 What is cord blood? 2 Why is cord blood useful? 3 How is cord blood

More information

-General Information -Why Save the Umbilical Cord? -Pros and Cons ((Arguments Against Saving the Umbilical Cord)) -Pros and Cons ((Arguments For

-General Information -Why Save the Umbilical Cord? -Pros and Cons ((Arguments Against Saving the Umbilical Cord)) -Pros and Cons ((Arguments For -General Information -Why Save the Umbilical Cord? -Pros and Cons ((Arguments Against Saving the Umbilical Cord)) -Pros and Cons ((Arguments For Saving the Umbilical Cord)) -Concerns -How to Collect Umbilical

More information

Your charity s guide to JustGiving

Your charity s guide to JustGiving Your charity s guide to JustGiving 1 2 Contents Who we are and what we do 6 Our story 8 How it works 10 Why join JustGiving? Our tools 14 Fundraising pages 16 Company Fundraising profiles 18 Appeal pages

More information

General Information about Donating Blood Stem Cells

General Information about Donating Blood Stem Cells General Information about Donating Blood Stem Cells This document contains general information about joining the national Registry and donating blood stem cells. You could be the Questions & Answers Paul

More information

Helping you find the one match.. Guide for Unrelated Stem Cell Transplant Patients OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network BLOOD.

Helping you find the one match.. Guide for Unrelated Stem Cell Transplant Patients OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network BLOOD. Helping you find the one match.. Guide for Unrelated Stem Cell Transplant Patients OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network BLOOD.CA WWW This guide is intended for patients in need of an unrelated volunteer

More information

Human genetic engineering: Saviour siblings

Human genetic engineering: Saviour siblings Human genetic engineering: Saviour siblings Lesson objectives To understand what a saviour sibling is. To consider whether saviour siblings should be created. What might Christians think about saviour

More information

SEARCHING FOR A BONE MARROW DONOR

SEARCHING FOR A BONE MARROW DONOR SEARCHING FOR A BONE MARROW DONOR Angela received a bone marrow transplant from an unrelated donor to treat her non-hodgkin s lymphoma. INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES For patients who need

More information

Introducing stem cells Stem cells in the news

Introducing stem cells Stem cells in the news Introducing stem cells Stem cells in the news Stem cells: Therapeutic Value 16+ year olds February 2010, updated 2012 Objective: Understand the therapeutic value of stem cells About tissue stem cells Stem

More information

APPENDIX B SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT FORM

APPENDIX B SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT FORM APPENDIX B SAMPLE INFORMED CONSENT FORM B.1 INFORMED CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY Umbilical Cord Blood Banking for Transplantation You are being asked to take part in a research study that

More information

Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY OUR PRIVACY POLICY Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY OUR PRIVACY POLICY WHO ARE WE? The Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR) is a non-profit organisation that manages the processes of

More information

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING A guide for parents

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING A guide for parents UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING A guide for parents 2 nd EDITION INTRODUCTION The cells contained in the umbilical cord blood have therapeutic value for the treatment of blood disorders and immune diseases.

More information

Cord blood donation is a painless and free gesture, helping others and saving lives.

Cord blood donation is a painless and free gesture, helping others and saving lives. Cord blood donation is a painless and free gesture, helping others and saving lives. Cord blood, a bond for life. GRANDE CAUSE NATIONALE 2009 Donation for scientific research If your donation does not

More information

Bone Marrow (Stem Cell) Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease

Bone Marrow (Stem Cell) Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease Bone Marrow (Stem Cell) Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease Bone Marrow (Stem Cell) Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease 1 Produced by St. Jude Children s Research Hospital Departments of Hematology, Patient

More information

CONSENT FORM. Cord Blood Banking for Transplantation

CONSENT FORM. Cord Blood Banking for Transplantation Cord Blood Program Northwest Tissue Center/Puget Sound Blood Center 921 Terry Avenue Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 292-1896 Swedish Medical Center 747 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122 (206) 386-6000 CONSENT FORM Cord

More information

LEGISLATIVE BILL 951

LEGISLATIVE BILL 951 LB LB LEGISLATURE OF NEBRASKA ONE HUNDREDTH LEGISLATURE SECOND SESSION LEGISLATIVE BILL Introduced by Kopplin,. Read first time January, 00 Committee: Health and Human Services A BILL FOR AN ACT relating

More information

Anthony and Accounts. 2 Heathgate Place 75-87 Agincourt Road Hampstead London NW3 2NU 0303 303 0303

Anthony and Accounts. 2 Heathgate Place 75-87 Agincourt Road Hampstead London NW3 2NU 0303 303 0303 2013 2014 Anthony NolaN Annual Report and Accounts 2 Heathgate Place 75-87 Agincourt Road Hampstead London NW3 2NU 0303 303 0303 2013 2014 Anthony NolaN Annual Report and Accounts 2 Heathgate Place 75-87

More information

MACS Application Information 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Date: 24 April 2016 Minimum sponsorship: 1,350

MACS Application Information 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Date: 24 April 2016 Minimum sponsorship: 1,350 MACS Application Information 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon Date: 24 April 2016 Minimum sponsorship: 1,350 Thank you for your interest in running the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon for MACS and helping

More information

Arriving at a better future for people with blood cancer

Arriving at a better future for people with blood cancer Arriving at a better future for people with blood cancer CONTENTS Foreword 1 Part One 2 Part Two 4 Statistics 7 Part Three 11 Conclusion 13 Acknowledgements 14 Foreword We re looking ahead to a future

More information

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING. A guide for parents

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING. A guide for parents UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING A guide for parents This guide has been elaborated by the Council of Europe European Committee on Organ Transplantation (CD-P-TO). For more information, please visit https://go.edqm.eu/transplantation.

More information

The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2015 A LIFESAVING YEAR

The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2015 A LIFESAVING YEAR The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2015 A LIFESAVING YEAR BACKGROUND CONTENTS The second State of the Registry review has been written and produced by the Anthony Nolan and NHS

More information

Embryonic Choices. Scientist Toolkit for Public Engagement: Clinical Embryology, Genetics and Haematology

Embryonic Choices. Scientist Toolkit for Public Engagement: Clinical Embryology, Genetics and Haematology Embryonic Choices An A-level workshop on Assisted Conception and Saviour Siblings Scientist Toolkit for Public Engagement: Clinical Embryology, Genetics and Haematology Pathology: the science behind the

More information

Body, Brain and Tissue Donation Pack

Body, Brain and Tissue Donation Pack Body, Brain and Tissue Donation Pack Information on donating your body, brain or tissue for anatomical examination, research or education and training Contents 3 Donation and the Human Tissue Authority

More information

Field Guide YMCA Community Campaign with Online Peer to Peer Fundraising Tool

Field Guide YMCA Community Campaign with Online Peer to Peer Fundraising Tool Field Guide YMCA Community Campaign with Online Peer to Peer Fundraising Tool 4 Rules of Fundraising 1. Effective fundraising is direct and personal. 2. People give because they are asked and shown how

More information

Whitney Fasbender. The University Of Kansas School of Nursing

Whitney Fasbender. The University Of Kansas School of Nursing The Savior Child: Having a Child to Save a Sibling Is this Right? Whitney Fasbender The University Of Kansas School of Nursing About the author: A native of Cheney, Kansas, Whitney was inducted into Delta

More information

Hand in Hand with SingHealth Foundation

Hand in Hand with SingHealth Foundation Hand in Hand with SingHealth Foundation SINGHEALTH FOUNDATION is a not-for-profit organisation committed to actively raising funds to support healthcare programmes in its four core areas of Cord Blood

More information

CBS National Public Cord Blood Bank. Did you donate your cord blood?

CBS National Public Cord Blood Bank. Did you donate your cord blood? CBS National Public Cord Blood Bank Did you donate your cord blood? Tanya Petraszko MD FRCPC October 2014 Overview What is a stem cell? The importance of HLA Need for cord blood stem cells For all Canadians

More information

Newborn Blood Banking, Inc. P.O. Box 270067 Tampa, Florida 33688 Phone (813) 948-2673

Newborn Blood Banking, Inc. P.O. Box 270067 Tampa, Florida 33688 Phone (813) 948-2673 Please complete the following forms and send them back to us along with the registration fee to register. Once we receive your registration forms and payment, we will send you the collection kit. Mother

More information

Thank you for supporting us!

Thank you for supporting us! From the moment I contacted Bowel Cancer UK, right up until the day of my event, the support and enthusiasm given by the team helped me achieve my fundraising target and aim of supporting such an important

More information

umbilical cord blood banking A guide for parents

umbilical cord blood banking A guide for parents umbilical cord blood banking A guide for parents 2 nd Edition 2016 This guide has been elaborated by the Council of Europe European Committee on Organ Transplantation (CD-P-TO). For more information, please

More information

Cord Blood - Public and Private Cord Blood Banking

Cord Blood - Public and Private Cord Blood Banking Policy Directive Ministry of Health, NSW 73 Miller Street North Sydney NSW 2060 Locked Mail Bag 961 North Sydney NSW 2059 Telephone (02) 9391 9000 Fax (02) 9391 9101 http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/

More information

CORD BLOOD TRANSPLANTATION STUDY EXPANDED ACCESS PROTOCOL APPENDIX A SAMPLE CONSENT FORM

CORD BLOOD TRANSPLANTATION STUDY EXPANDED ACCESS PROTOCOL APPENDIX A SAMPLE CONSENT FORM APPENDIX A SAMPLE CONSENT FORM CORD BLOOD TRANSPLANTATION (COBLT) STUDY SAMPLE CONSENT FORM FOR THE EXPANDED ACCESS PROTOCOL You (your child) are being asked to take part in a clinical research study.

More information

Cord blood for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young children

Cord blood for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young children Cord blood for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young children By Caitlin McGreevy Kiara Paramjothy Pass with Merit RESEARCH PAPER BASED ON PATHOLOGY LECTURES AT MEDLINK 2011 1 Abstract:

More information

Together against blood cancer

Together against blood cancer Your Fundraising Guide Together against blood cancer The money you raise will help us to register even more lifesaving blood stem cell donors. www.deletebloodcancer.org.uk Registered charity no: 1150056

More information

YOU RE A POTENTIAL MATCH

YOU RE A POTENTIAL MATCH YOU RE A POTENTIAL MATCH Explore the Journey to Donation Edward, PBSC donor, with his wife, Andrea TABLE OF CONTENTS A patient needs you You re a potential match and next steps 3 Steps of the donation

More information

Cover for pregnancy and childbirth

Cover for pregnancy and childbirth Cover for pregnancy and childbirth 2015 How we cover pregnancy and childbirth in 2015 The Maternity Benefit covers day-to-day and in-hospital medical expenses for expecting mothers and newborns. Overview

More information

Discover the Possibilities Born With Your Baby

Discover the Possibilities Born With Your Baby Discover the Possibilities Born With Your Baby Your Simple Guide to Saving Cord Blood The Power and Promise The lifesaving power of cord blood and regenerative healing potential of cord blood and cord

More information

JUST 5 EASY STEPS FOR CORD BLOOD DONATION...

JUST 5 EASY STEPS FOR CORD BLOOD DONATION... JUST 5 EASY STEPS FOR CORD BLOOD DONATION... STEP 1 Read this Information Kit. STEP 2 Print and fill in the forms. STEP 3 Give completed forms to your healthcare provider or to your hospital RN on day

More information

House Resolution No. 37

House Resolution No. 37 california legislature regular session House Resolution No. Introduced by Assembly Member Hill August, House Resolution No. Relative to umbilical cord blood banking. WHEREAS, Since the first umbilical

More information

STEM CELLS FROM THE UMBLICAL CORD BLOOD AND UMBLICAL CORD TISSUE

STEM CELLS FROM THE UMBLICAL CORD BLOOD AND UMBLICAL CORD TISSUE STEM CELLS FROM THE UMBLICAL CORD BLOOD AND UMBLICAL CORD TISSUE What are Stem Cells? Stem cells are the basic building blocks of all the cells, tissues and organs in the human body. The role of the stem

More information

Pediatric Cord Blood Transplantation Webcast August 27, 2008 Colleen Delaney, M.D. M.Sc. Introduction

Pediatric Cord Blood Transplantation Webcast August 27, 2008 Colleen Delaney, M.D. M.Sc. Introduction Pediatric Cord Blood Transplantation Webcast August 27, 2008 Colleen Delaney, M.D. M.Sc Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance,

More information

Group Scholarships Raising Awareness and Fundraising

Group Scholarships Raising Awareness and Fundraising Group Scholarships Raising Awareness and Fundraising Purpose of the scholarship fund: A large component of the mission of alumni groups is to fundraise for an endowed scholarship for a student from their

More information

Not All Stem Cells are the Same

Not All Stem Cells are the Same Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation Jennifer Willert, M.D. Hematology/Oncology Blood and Marrow Transplant Rady Children s Hospital San Diego Clinical Professor UCSD Not All Stem Cells are the Same

More information

Umbilical Cord Blood Treatments for Children with Cerebral Palsy by Susan Agrawal

Umbilical Cord Blood Treatments for Children with Cerebral Palsy by Susan Agrawal www.complexchild.com Umbilical Cord Blood Treatments for Children with Cerebral Palsy by Susan Agrawal Over the past year or so, the popular media has featured several little boys and girls with cerebral

More information

Direct Marketing Officer. MS National Centre, London. Individual Fundraising Manager

Direct Marketing Officer. MS National Centre, London. Individual Fundraising Manager Job Title: Location: Reports to: Direct Marketing Officer MS National Centre, London Individual Fundraising Manager Introduction to MS Society The MS Society is the UK s leading MS charity. Since 1953,

More information

life Recycling cancer patients find hope from a formerly discarded tissue BY NOELLE SHOUGH

life Recycling cancer patients find hope from a formerly discarded tissue BY NOELLE SHOUGH Recycling life cancer patients find hope from a formerly discarded tissue BY NOELLE SHOUGH Deborah Liney, Cord Blood Donation Program administrative director, extracts the stem cell rich resource that

More information

You CAN raise $1800 (and MORE!) in just 4 weeks!

You CAN raise $1800 (and MORE!) in just 4 weeks! You CAN raise $1800 (and MORE!) in just 4 weeks! Step-by-Step Instructions This package includes: Fundraising 101 and getting prepared Plan of action calendar Two options for follow-up letter/email Final

More information

for Rare Disease: Cord Blood Transplants Global Genes, Mason Shaffer Foundation, Parent s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation

for Rare Disease: Cord Blood Transplants Global Genes, Mason Shaffer Foundation, Parent s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Exploring Treatment Options for Rare Disease: Cord Blood Transplants Global Genes, Mason Shaffer Foundation, Parent s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation Exploring Treatment Options for Rare Disease: Cord Blood

More information

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD COLLECTION

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD COLLECTION UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD COLLECTION by Frances Verter, PhD Founder & Director, Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation info@parentsguidecordblood.org and Kim Petrella, RN Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

More information

The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2014

The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2014 The Anthony Nolan and NHS Stem Cell Registry Annual Review 2014 1 CONTENTS The very first State of the Registry review showcases the work, achievements and impact of the alignment of all the UK registers

More information

GOVERNOR PROCLAMATIONS

GOVERNOR PROCLAMATIONS GOVERNOR PROCLAMATIONS The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) requires the publication of Governor proclamations of general applicability, ceremonial dedications issued by the Governor. * ARIZONA GEAR

More information

your complete stem cell bank

your complete stem cell bank your complete stem cell bank HYDERABAD - 88985 000 888, WARANGAL - 8297 256 777 VISAKHAPATNAM - 7799 990 774 VIJAYAWADA AND GUNTUR - 7799 990 771 NELLORE - 7799 990 772, KADAPA - 8297 256 700 RAJAHMUNDRY

More information

Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Research: The Proof is in the Cord

Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Research: The Proof is in the Cord Cauley O. Gieb Advanced Health Law HLP Article Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Research: The Proof is in the Cord Today advances in science seem to gain the most recognition and support when the subject

More information

Directed/Related Cord Blood Collection by NHS Blood and Transplant

Directed/Related Cord Blood Collection by NHS Blood and Transplant Directed/Related Cord Blood Collection by Jacqui Thompson Clinical Scientist Section Head of Specialist Procedures Stem Cells and Immunotherapies Department National Blood Service, NHSBT Birmingham Why

More information

...Really Changing Lives

...Really Changing Lives ...Really Changing Lives About Newlife Disabled, terminally ill and life-limited children and their families have been at the heart of the charity since 1991. Since that time we have become, through our

More information

Cord Blood Bank Business Plan

Cord Blood Bank Business Plan Cord Blood Bank Business Plan A sample of how to create a new program Produced by the AABB subsection: Cellular Therapy Business Management with major contributions by Nicole Omer TABLE OF CONTENTS Page

More information

CORD BLOOD BANKING FAQ

CORD BLOOD BANKING FAQ CORD BLOOD BANKING FAQ Cord Blood & Stem Cells Q: What is umbilical cord blood (UCB)? A: Bone marrow, peripheral blood and UCB constitute the three primary sources of stem cells. Cord blood, which, until

More information

Using Social Media to Save Lives. POWER of SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY 2009 aaker@gsb.stanford.edu

Using Social Media to Save Lives. POWER of SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY 2009 aaker@gsb.stanford.edu Using Social Media to Save Lives POWER of SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY 2009 aaker@gsb.stanford.edu Two friends, diagnosed with Leukemia Sameer Bhatia, 32 Grew up in Seattle My Co-Founder, prior roommate, best friend

More information

First of all, you might wonder what is an umbilical cord blood stem cell bank?

First of all, you might wonder what is an umbilical cord blood stem cell bank? 9 Annexures ANNEXURE 1: Patient interview Good Morning Ladies, My name is Madelein, and this is my colleague, Isabella. We are from the University of Pretoria and we are working together with staff here

More information

Published:October2011. Thestudyreviews,analyzesandprojects theglobalmarketforcordbloodstem Cels fortheperiod2006-2015. 2011alrightsreserved

Published:October2011. Thestudyreviews,analyzesandprojects theglobalmarketforcordbloodstem Cels fortheperiod2006-2015. 2011alrightsreserved Published:October2011 Thestudyreviews,analyzesandprojects theglobalmarketforcordbloodstem Cels fortheperiod2006-2015 2011alrightsreserved PRODUCT SEGMENTATION Cord blood stem cells are those adult stem

More information

What is a doula anyway?

What is a doula anyway? What is a doula anyway? Bianca Sprague, CEO of bebo mia For families that have recently discovered they are expecting, they find themselves in a whole new world of terms, books, products and services.

More information

Copyright 2005 Newsday, Inc. Newsday (New York) October 3, 2005 Monday ALL EDITIONS

Copyright 2005 Newsday, Inc. Newsday (New York) October 3, 2005 Monday ALL EDITIONS Copyright 2005 Newsday, Inc. SECTION: ADVICE; Pg. B10 LENGTH: 1748 words Newsday (New York) October 3, 2005 Monday ALL EDITIONS HEADLINE: Banking on cord blood; How to decide if you should save your newborn

More information

S. 681 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

S. 681 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES II TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION S. 1 To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Cord Blood Stem Cell Bank Network to prepare, store, and distribute human umbilical cord blood stem cells

More information

Research: Stem Cells. What are Stem Cells?

Research: Stem Cells. What are Stem Cells? What are Stem Cells? Have you ever thought about where you come from? How you were made? How did you grow from two tiny cells from your mother and father into a human mass of cells all performing independent

More information

A Greater Hope for Cure as Singapore Cord Blood Bank Facilitates 100 th Unrelated Cord Blood Transplant

A Greater Hope for Cure as Singapore Cord Blood Bank Facilitates 100 th Unrelated Cord Blood Transplant PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release A Greater Hope for Cure as Singapore Cord Blood Bank Facilitates 100 th Unrelated Cord Blood Transplant The non-profit public cord blood bank marks a major milestone

More information

It s not something you want to think about, but it s something you want to prepare for.

It s not something you want to think about, but it s something you want to prepare for. It s not something you want to think about, but it s something you want to prepare for. StemCyte cord blood banking offers your family a new lifesaving treatment alternative Why Bank Take the once-in-alifetime

More information

A STRONG DECISION FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE

A STRONG DECISION FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE A STRONG DECISION FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE As parents, we always want to be sure we do everything for our children to help them build a strong and healthy future. At ovo biosurance we truly believe that cord

More information

Your guide to cancer services in the Essex area

Your guide to cancer services in the Essex area Your guide to cancer services in the Essex area We re here for you Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face. But you don t have to go through it alone. The Macmillan team is in your corner.

More information

CorCell Stem Cell Banking. Protecting Your Family s Health

CorCell Stem Cell Banking. Protecting Your Family s Health CorCell Stem Cell Banking Protecting Your Family s Health DEAR EXPECTANT PARENTS, Thank you for your interest in CorCell, and congratulations on the upcoming birth of your child. The day your child is

More information

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, STEM CELL BANKING

UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, STEM CELL BANKING UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD, STEM CELL BANKING Dr.Sharad Jain MD Blood Transfusion officer, & I/C Transfusion Medicine NSCB Medical College. Jabalpur.MP. Introduction: Every parent during childbirth DREAMS the

More information

H. R. 2107 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H. R. 2107 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES I 1TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION H. R. 2107 To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a public education campaign on umbilical cord blood stem cells, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE

More information

Scan the QR code to see how your gift will help save lives for generations.

Scan the QR code to see how your gift will help save lives for generations. Scan the QR code to see how your gift will help save lives for generations. National Fundraising Office 1800 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 4J5 Canada 613-739-2339 www.blood.ca/campaign MESSAGE FROM

More information