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MARROW DONOR

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from NOON‐5:00 PM

St. Baldrick’s Cancer Fundraiser at the Montana City School

There are 15 to 20 people in the Helena area alone that are in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant.Our local friends, neighbors and sometimes family members are asking for your help.

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In the News: Bone marrow drive to help Helena man, others in need

A Helena resident is calling upon the community to come together to potentially save his life and the lives of others around the country and around the world. J.J. Coggeshall was diagnosed with a form of blood cancer — myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS — in November. “It means my bone marrow … has essentially stopped working,” Coggeshall said. “What the bone marrow does in

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In the News: Student Diagnosed with Leukemia

Drawing, and keeping herself involved in sports are some of the hobbies this 14 yr. girl has been doing since she returned to school as an 8th grader. Sarah Magera was diagnosed with leukemia at age 11. She went through 4 rounds of chemotherapy treatment causing her to miss more than a year of school. “It’s hard to catch up on school because I’m

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Who Are You Saving?
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JJ

J.J. Coggeshall grew up in Helena and has lived here most of his life.  He was diagnosed with a form of pre-leukemia called Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) in November of 2013 and is receiving chemotherapy to slow the progress of the cancer.  His best chance to survive the disease is a bone marrow transplant; but because he has no matching donor in his family, J.J.’s

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Austin

Austin James Dunlap is a 16 years old junior at Helena High School.  A wrestler and Team Roper (header), he loves hanging out with everyone at the rope swing in the summer. He had his first job last summer and enjoyed making and spending his hard earned money.  Austin was diagnosed 8/11/10 with acute lymphocytic leukemia.  He completed his last treatment 5/7/13 – 14

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Sarah

Sarah was taking a long time to get over the flu with her sisters. After a week of her being pale and tired and not being able to see in class I took her to our pediatrician. He sent us to the cancer treatment center to meet an oncologist and admitted to the hospital. They told us they could not treat her here. We

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