Bone Marrow

Ribbon Cutting Planned Tuesday for Bone Marrow Transplant Center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health is celebrating the opening of the region’s first and only bone marrow transplant program. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Tuesday morning at 10 at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center. The center hosted its first bone marrow transplant last October. Since the program began, nine patients have successfully donated their own cells for…

Sanford Health touts bone marrow transplant from same patient

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health accomplishes a major milestone. The Fargo Bone Marrow Transplant program completes its first bone marrow transplant from the same patient at Roger Maris Cancer Center. A bone marrow transplant takes stem cells out of the body, freezes them, stores them in a lab and puts the healthy cells back in the body after chemotherapy….

People Gather at NDSU, Checking if They Could Save a Life

NDSU Held a Be the Match Event to Look for Bone Marrow Donors

FARGO, ND — People swabbed their mouths at NDSU in hopes to save a life of someone in need. Be the Match is a bone marrow registry system event sponsored by NDSU Colleges Against Cancer Organization. People between the ages of 18 and 44 swabbed their cheeks to see if they were a potential match. Bone marrow has lifesaving effects…