MPR's Cathy Wurzer returns to Northfield for another free evening of creative and meaningful conversation about living and dying well.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Northfield High School Auditorium
1400 Division St. S.
Holidays aren’t always happy. Emotional stress (high expectations, financial strain, maybe family tensions) combines with physical stress from busy schedules, different eating habits, less daylight, and limited physical activity.
NH + C’s Surgical Services team and St. Olaf’s student-run Volunteer Network registered 80 willing donors with Be The Match, an international registry that connects patients who need a bone marrow transplant to donors with compatible bone marrow.
For the thousands of people diagnosed every year with life-threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, bone marrow transplant is the cure. The trick is finding the right donor. The more individuals registered with Be The Match, the better the chances of finding a match.