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Vanishree's bone marrow transplant is done

Vanishree is a 7 year old girl who had thalassemia, she comes from a village 100 Km from Bangalore. Her mother happenned to be fully compatible and donated her bone marrow which was transplanted on 16 November 2019. Her course was pretty much uneventful and on December 5, 19 days after her BMT, she was discharged to our local flats. Read more about Vanishree's bone marrow transplant is done

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C2C advances haploidentical transplantation

Transplant centers of the Sankalp-Cure2Children network on the cutting edge of the use of partially matched family donors, so called haploidentical, transplantation. Read more about C2C advances haploidentical transplantation

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From Nigeria to India to cure Sickle Cell Disease

P.A. is a 7 year-old boy from Nigeria cured from Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) with a bone marrow transplant from his elder sister almost a year ago. The family contacted Cure2Children in July 2016, free compatibility testing was arranged by shipping the kits to Nigeria. After knowing that the sister was matched, the family decided to come to our partner BMT center in Bangalore-India, established in collaboration with Sankalp India Foundation. Read more about From Nigeria to India to cure Sickle Cell Disease

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New C2C unit in Islamabad

We are waiting for Pakistan Human Organ Transplant Authority green light to start operations at our new bone marrow transplant unit in Islamabad at the Dr Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital. Hopefully this will happen by the end of the year. More at Islamabad, Pakistan Project Read more about New C2C unit in Islamabad

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Over 95% cure rate with our latest transplant update

Since our latest transplant procedure updates, in March 2017, 43 children with thalassemia have undergone BMT in our partner centers in India and Pakistan, with no transplant-related deaths and only one rejection so far. Read more about Over 95% cure rate with our latest transplant update

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