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China, Japan Sign Agreement to Share Marrow Donation Information (China)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The Chinese Marrow Donor Program (CDMP) has partnered with Japan's bone marrow bank as of Sept. 25. The two organizations are dedicated to pooling their resources in an effort to find more cell donors for leukemia patients. China's database currently contains 670,000 donors while Japan's boasts 280,000. By combining, both groups hope to significantly increase the chances of finding hematopoietic stem cells that match those of leukemia patients. Currently, China has over one million leukemia patients, a number that is growing by about 40,000 people annually. Japan also has over 2,000 patients awaiting hematopoietic stem cells. The CDMP has already created similar alliances with the U.S., South Korea, and Singapore, and donated 11 sets of stem cells to patients in those countries. (Click here for more - May Require Free Registration



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