Ryan Manansala, is a 27 year old filipino male from San Jose, CA. He is suffering from Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, and is in dire need of a bone marrow match.
Ryan has always been about giving back to the community. He has worked for years as an Intervention Specialist, assisting children with disabilities. He also devoted his time and love to EMQ Family First as a Big Brother for 6 years.
Ryan is absolutely an inspiration because he is so passionate about helping others.
Now, it is our turn to help him, and others in his situation, by registering as a donor today. We can all make a difference in their lives, let’s all do our part to achieve this goal!
Take the first step and join the national registry!
Registering as a donor is FREE and takes less than 10 minutes and the requirements are simple:
- Donors must be between 18-60 years old and in general good health ( a short medical evolution will be surveyed to assure donor potential)
- Provide a cheek swab
- Your Commitment
Learn more about what it takes to be a marrow/stem cell donor, here: http://bit.ly/Kt7tfF
Register online through Operation: Save Ryan
Race and ethnicity effect matching:
People of all ethnic background are encouraged to register. Diversifying the registry increases the chances for patients of full and mixed race finding their match and sooner.
Ryan has a greater chance of finding his perfect match from an individual within the same ethnic background, Filipino.
More than 10k patients (worldwide) are searching for their marrow match. 70% of the patients who do not find a match within their family will depend on the kindness of a stranger; by registering today you help increase the hope for a cure, you could be the one to help save their life!
Awesome! Please make sure your contact information is up-to-date. Say, you turn up a match (maybe even Ryan’s) in the near future, donor coordinators will need to contact you right away.
Update your information by contacting AADP at firstname.lastname@example.org or here:http://bit.ly/JfssUt