The need is undeniable. The majority of cancer patients in need of a stem cell or bone marrow transplant are not able to get one, in part because they can’t find a match.
Doctors hope more people will register to be a donor, and say all it takes to get started is a simple cheek swab.
Paige McCoy, of Parker, did find a match. After she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 28, she needed a stem cell transplant to survive. “I honestly thought I was going to die at 28,” she said.Read the Full Story