Birthright Israel partnership milestone - 300th lifesaving stem cell transplant
I think if more people knew that recipients relied on close genetic matches to receive a transplant, more people would join the registry.
He is modest about what he’s done, saying, “I didn’t want to think of it as ‘saving someone’ given how little effort it required on my part. I feel better overall since I finally had a chance to help someone – I haven’t even donated blood before. I sent a photo to my Birthright group, most of them swabbed when I did, and they were all very supportive.”