"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.

 

Reason 011

C’est plus facile de trouver un donneur de cellules souches.

sang de cordon
Reason 057

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

Cord Blood
Reason 043

Parce qu’on me l’a demandé.

Plasma
sang
Reason 059

It’s time to try something new

Blood
Plasma