Mike Hamel

Mike Hamel is a board member of MoreMarrowDonors.org and a Caucasian lymphoma patient in Colorado Springs, Colo. He underwent a transplant of his own stored marrow cells in an effort to avoid a transplant from someone else. Mike is a former pastor and currently a professional writer with, among other things, a book series to his credit.

  • December 28, 2009    |   Other

    Bone Marrow—NOTA Challenge

    Saving Lives: Challenging the Federal Ban on Compensating Bone Marrow Donors

    Every year, nearly 3,000 Americans die because they cannot find a matching bone marrow donor.  Minorities are hit especially hard.  Common sense suggests that offering modest incentives to attract more bone marrow donors would be worth pursuing, but federal law makes that a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. That is why…

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