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‘An opportunity to dream’ for one young woman with sickle cell disease

Stem cells are giving health and hope to more patients than ever, including some with sickle cell disease

The need goes on #14: One girl’s mission to save her brother

Abby Acosta-Pickering wasn’t supposed to be her brother’s stem cell donor, but then the pandemic happened.

Adapting traditions to help save lives

All new babies demand flexibility of their parents, but one newborn in Ottawa inspired his mother Eno Ituen to put a twist on an important cultural tradition.

An Indigenous stem cell donor’s journey

Melissa Deleary got the call to donate many years after she joined Canada’s stem cell registry

The need goes on #12: A stem cell transplant during a pandemic

In these anxious times, Jason Chiasson is counting on an anonymous donor to help him beat blood cancer.

How is COVID-19 affecting stem cell transplantation in Canada?

We need more healthy Canadians between 17 and 35 years of age to join our stem cell registry.