PATIENT STORY

Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.

March 15, 2017 5
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Outrunning cancer

After a leukemia diagnosis, Doug Ferrin couldn't find a suitable donor when he needed a stem cell transplant. Then cord blood arrived from France.

June 6, 2016 7
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Lucky 200

John Volenski had a 200 bowling average. Until cancer struck, and he became the 200th patient of the blood and bone marrow transplant program.

April 20, 2016 0
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GVSU football players step up to be bone marrow donors

It's a way to "give back," says one of the dozens of teammates who joined the national registry.

March 1, 2016 0
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Game on!

Tom Smart doesn't lament over sick kiddos' conditions. Instead, he celebrates the child within.

July 24, 2015 0