On top of having to fund her Acute Myeloid Leukemia treatment, Jennifer had the burden of finding and paying for a caregiver. Jennifer was given relief when she was granted a caregiver by Ira and Diana Riklis through Be The Match.
Each year, nearly 50,000 bone marrow transplants are carried out across the globe. The treatment is often the last resort for patients battling blood diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and multiple myeloma.
Dr. Tyler Buckner, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, has been invited to join the prestigious Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC) of the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), an honor reserved for leaders in the field of Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders.