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Proud to be a Woman Lifesaver!

Proud to be a Woman Lifesaver!

This International Women’s Day I feel blessed honoured to be a woman for I am not only a Life Giver but a Lifesaver too! God has given women the gift to bring a new life into the world but I am privileged to have got the double gift of not only bringing a life into...

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

1.8 years ago my brother was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia with myeloid sarcoma, one of the rarest forms of AML.  He relapsed even after 7 cycles of chemotherapy!  When every door shuts, all you need is some light sneaking through the edges, just enough to...

Transplant Centre Empanelment

Transplant Centre Empanelment

Empanelment of transplant centre (TC) with DATRI is an essential process that ensures if a respective centre meets predefined criteria as per WMDA(World Marrow Donor Association) Standard 1.07. This evaluation process also ensures that the donation of...

a slip between the cup and the lip

a slip between the cup and the lip

An 11-year-old female patient with Thalassemia Major was referred to DATRI in Sep 2021 by a transplant centre (TC) physician for HLA matched blood stem donor search request for a transplant. Our search team did a preliminary search from our database and found a...

The 1 in a million match

The 1 in a million match

When I got the call informing me that I was found to be a stem cell match, I wasn’t entirely convinced. Was this a legitimate request, was there any commercial angle to this, would they take my bone marrow? I spoke to a colleague who had lost his wife to cancer – for...

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