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Theyre having a bone marrow drive at my college and I wondered if you can donate marrow with two hip implants, I know they take it out of your hips.

Not hips. Peripheral stem cells can be collected without having to aspirate the bone marrow from bones. This is the usual way now to collect "bone marrow" stem cells. You may consult this site for information on this topic: https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/apheresis/Pages/stem-cell-harvest-apheresis.aspx It is commendable of you to think about being a donor! Read more...

I have hip implants and im going to a bone marrow drive today, can you still donate? I've heard they can get bone marrow elsewhere or is it totally gon

Bone marrow. is not harvested from the hip itself...it's taken from the Iliac Crest the PELVIC bone.. Hope this helps It is very fine of you to participate in the drive KUDOS! Dr Z. Read more...