The Soldier from Kefar Veradim Who Saved a Life with a Bone Marrow Donation: “There Is No Greater Honor”

Moraz Feingold, 19, from Kfar Veradim, was found to be a perfect match for a bone marrow donation to an anonymous cancer patient and she gladly agreed to go through with it. “There wasn’t a moment’s doubt. If someone gives you an opportunity to take part in saving a person’s life – you don’t refuse.”

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A Teenage Girl with No Hair??!

Ynet

by: Dr. Itai Gal

After Keren Mansherov was stricken with leukemia for the second time, her doctors decided that she needed a bone marrow transplant. Gal Chanuchiev, who had given a saliva sample during his chain of induction to the IDF, was found to be a perfect match as a donor. Now, a year after he saved his life – the two met. “I looked forward so much to meeting the person thanks to whom I’m here today,” said Mansherov. “It’s great to be alive!”pr bmr keren before and after 2014 10321784_10152159668623650_3236216693436559224_o

Every night, when 17-year-old Keren Mansherov closed her eyes, she would try to imagine how the man who saved her life looked. Continue reading A Teenage Girl with No Hair??!

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Enlisting for Life

Ha’aretz

by: Dr. Yitzchak Yaniv

Photo: Thank you to all our guests and sponsors who took part in the medal awards event at the Tel Hashomer IDF Induction Base marking the milestone of 500 IDF recruits who joined Ezer Mizion's registry, donated stem cells and saved a life.

In a collaborative project of the IDF and Ezer Mizion’s International Bone Marrow Registry, all new conscripts are offered the chance to join the Registry during their chain of induction. The response is growing all the time and the result is significant expansion of the Registry with ideal potential donors – young, healthy people with a variety of tissue types compatible with a wide range of populations Continue reading Enlisting for Life

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