"I always tell people that there’s more than one way to give back."

Stem Cells
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Tom, blood and stem cell recipient

In 2014, Tom was diagnosed with MDS (Myelodysplastic syndrome). It was this shocking diagnosis that inspired him to start building awareness within his community for the importance of joining the adult stem cell registry to give patients like himself better odds of finding a match for a stem cell transplant.

 

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Only 4 hospitals in Canada accept cord blood donations. The BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre in Vancouver is one of them.

Cord Blood
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Over 80 diseases can be treated with stem cell transplants.

Stem Cells
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Every donation can make a lifesaving difference.

Blood
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It’s time to try something new

Blood
Plasma