Cord blood and bone marrow donor registries - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Cord blood and bone marrow donor registries

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Tuesday morning on Sunrise and that evening on Nightcast, you will hear the story of two young boys from Dry Creek.  Their names are Gabe and Luke Atkinson. 

The Atkinson brothers are living with an extremely rare genetic disorder that requires bone marrow transplants and umbilical cord blood transfusions to live.

If you would like to learn how you can help other children in similar situations to them, click here for information on the cord blood donor program that is free and goes directly to Duke University's public blood bank.

To learn about bone marrow donation, click here.

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