Tips to help you prepare for donation day

Tips to help you prepare for donation day

The days leading up to your scheduled donation can be filled with excitement and eagerness coupled with some nerves! You will have received a lot of information in your work up appointment about your donation and have been in contact with your Donor Support...
The evolving tech behind bone marrow transplants

The evolving tech behind bone marrow transplants

Advances in technology and international cooperation have improved the chance of finding stem cell donors for blood cancer patients, and ultimately saved lives. As we celebrate World Marrow Donor Day this September, we look at how far the evolving technology has taken...
Alexander found blood stem cell donation empowering

Alexander found blood stem cell donation empowering

Alexander was 19 when he signed up to join Strength to Give. Months after he joined, he was given the good news that he was a potential match for someone. To confirm the match, he gave a blood sample at a local clinic and said he felt empowered to have the ability to,...
How are blood stem cells transplanted?

How are blood stem cells transplanted?

Imagine this. You’re hooked up, watching the blood in one arm draw into a thin, clear tube, which feeds directly into an apheresis machine. As you study the device, you notice an output tube similar to the one in both your arms, filtering what turns out to be your...