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How much money can you get by donating bone marrow ?

How much money can you get by donating bone marrow ?

None: There have been considerations for paying volunteer donors, but currently this is not the practice. ...Read more

Bone Marrow (Definition)

Bone marrow is the flexible tissue found in the interior of bones. In humans, red blood cells are produced in the heads of long bones, in a process known as hematopoesis. On average, bone marrow constitutes 4% of the total body mass of humans; in an adult weighing 65 kilograms (140 lb), bone marrow accounts for approximately ...Read more


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How much will you get paid for donating blood marrow?

How much will you get paid for donating blood marrow?

Usually nothing: Most donation programs will cover cost of procedure / collection, but that is all. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to get tested for bone marrow?

How much does it cost to get tested for bone marrow?

It varies, depending: It depends on what they are looking for in the bone marrow. If it is for a blood disorder we would order specific tests necessary to make the diagnosis. If it if for poor blood formation then it is simply looking for various blood cells and not be doing too much further specialized tests. My estimate would be that it is upwards of $250....could add up to $1,000, if additional tests are added . ...Read more

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How can you become a bone marrow donor?

It is simple: You can register in the national marrow donor program(called nmdp or be the match). Look it up in the internet or you can go to your local hospital blood bank and ask them to register you as a volunteer/potential donor. ...Read more

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How do you become a donor for bone marrow transplant?

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How do you become a donor for bone marrow transplant?

Donor registry : Open these links: www.Marrow.Org; www. Nmdp.Org; www.Abmdr.Org; www.Dkmsamericas.Org; www.Giftoflife.Org; moremarrowdonor.Org. ...Read more

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What happens when donating bone marrow and how do I register to be a donor?

It is a great idea: There is need for bone marrow(stem cell) donors for the benefit of those who have blood cancers for which bone marrow transpalnt/stem cell transplant is life saving. You can contact your local blood bank to guide you or look up national marrow donor program(nmdp), also called: be the match program . They will guide you how to become a donor which is a very simple procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results from a bone marrow biopsy?

How long does it take to get results from a bone marrow biopsy?

Typically: 2 to 3 working days. A rapid preliminary result can be available in hours with a concern for acute leukemia. If a reference lab is used it can take 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How to find out if your a bone marrow match to.Someone. How do they do the bone marraow transplant for donor and one who.Needs it?

It is simple process: You can get this information on the internet by looking up: 'be the match'. Your local blood bank can also give you literature in case you do not have access to the internet. You can be a donor by volunteering, giving a sample of your inner cheek cells(they take a swab) and enter your data in the marrow bank, then call you when your cells match with a needy person. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results of a bone marrow biopsy?

Typically: 2 to 3 working days. A rapid preliminary result can be available in hours with a concern for acute leukemia. If a reference lab is used it can take 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How do bone marrow transplants work.. And would i be able to donate?

Yes you might be: You might be able to donate provided you are healthy and under the age of 45 years. Bone marrow works by providing the stem cells which are the mother cells, capable of fornming new blood cells for the recipient. ...Read more

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How can you register to be a bone marrow donor?

Call your local bloo: Your local blood bank can guide you. You can also check with the national marrow donor program(nmdp) also called: "be the match)". They will ask you to fill up a form about your personal contact information and take your cheek cells for hla typing and keep your information in the nmdp for future patients who might match with your hla type. ...Read more

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How can someone get the nutrients for bone health?

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How can someone get the nutrients for bone health?

Sun,milk exercise: Weight bearing exercise, milk, cheese, broccoli and sunlight. ...Read more

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How long does it take to donate bone marrow?

How long does it take to donate bone marrow?

Not long. : The process of becoming a donor is lengthy and very time consuming. However, actually giving stem cells (or bone marrow) takes usually several hours. Marrow is collected in the or and takes 2-3 hours. Stem cells can also be taken from an IV like giving blood. But this may takes several hours. Thanks for considering marrow donation. ...Read more

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How long does it take to become transfusion independent after the bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia?

How long does it take to become transfusion independent after the bone marrow transplantation for thalassemia?

About 1-3 months: The seattle cancer care alliance site has information on bone marrow transplants: www.Seattlecca.Org the time after transplant is the "engraftment" period (1.5-4 wk) when doctors watch for the transplant to "take" and grow inside the patient. After engraftment, there is a 3 month recovery period when the patient lives near the hospital and is monitored for growth of his new bone marrow. ...Read more

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What can I do to prepare for the bone marrow donation procedure?

Get familiar: You can gather all the information and get educated. Internet has plenty of information or you can go to any blood bank in a hospital and obtain literature about the procedure. There is a national marrow donor program(nmdp) which provides all the info you may need. ...Read more

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How often can I donate bone marrow?

How often can I donate bone marrow?

No set time: Donating bone marrow is different from donating blood or plasma, it is a surgical procedure, and you need to be matched to the recipient. ...Read more

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How often can I donate bone marrow?

How often can I donate bone marrow?

3 months: Since bone marrow removed during donation is replenished by the body in 4-6 weeks, I would recommend 3 months as a reasonable interval, if you are in good health. Do discuss this with your physician and with your donor center, and thanks for considering bone marrow donation. ...Read more

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How much blood can you donate?

How much blood can you donate?

1 pint: If you meet the screening criteria, you can donate 1 pint of blood every 56 days. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does it take to know if a bone marrow transplant has worked?

4-6 weeks: The treating doctors would answer simple questions like this....but you have got to ask them what you need to know. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more