Stem Cell Awareness Day- Richmond Public Library, Richmond B.C.

Date: 2008/12/07
Time: 1:00-4:30pm
Venue: Richmond library (7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond)

In an effort to recruit more volunteer stem cell donors from varied ethnic communities, Canada’s OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network has begun to offer services in languages other than English and French.

Today, more than 600 patients across Canada require a life-saving for cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as well as for other immune and genetic disorders. Currently, there are 237,000 people registered as stem cell donors in Canada and only 17% are non-Caucasian.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S., Canadian Blood Services and Richmond Public Library will be hosting a Stem Cell Awareness Day on Dec. 7 (Sunday) to recuirt more Chinese donors

Fee: Free
Contact: 604-408-7274 ext. 2071
stem-cell-awareness-day-dec-7-2008stem-cell-awareness-day-dec-7-2008b

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: