SLCH Family United to Fight the Battle Against Cancer
Newburgh, NY – Be the match... save a life was the sentiment
of the day. Over 150 employees and community members got swabbed at a recent Bone Marrow Drive hosted by St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital. The Bone Marrow Drive was in support of the hospital’s Vice President of Human Resources, Deborah Turner. Turner’s daughter-in-law, Breana, was recently diagnosed with AML, a type of Leukemia.
Be The Match organization was on hand to register donors and swab the inside of a donor’s mouth to determine tissue type. Tissue type has markers or proteins that are used by the
immune system to recognize good versus bad cells.
“I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the bone
marrow drive today,” said Turner. “My family and I truly
appreciate all your support during this time.” Those in
attendance because members of the National Donor Registry
Nicole Miozzi, Human Resources Assistant, Helen May, Director of Human Resources, Nancy Tannini, Supervisor Employee Benefits and Vice President of Human Resources, Deborah Turner.
and helped to fight the battle against cancer.Thousands of people depend on a bone marrow or stem cell donation to give them a chance for a cure. To learn more about bone marrow/stem cell donations please visit www.marrow.org. For more information call (845) 568-2232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.