Bone Marrow Drive Dispels Donation Misconceptions
DES MOINES, Iowa -- At any time, there are up to 35 Iowans who need a bone marrow transplant and are searching for a donor. Thursday you can sign up to be on the donor registry at Methodist Medical Center. The Marrow Donor Program says bone marrow is very hard to match with people, tissue types are so unique that the likelihood of matching someone is one in 500.