Testimonies of bone marrow donors

"To donate bone marrow is to save a life", "to donate is something LITTLE that changes A LOT", "I feel like I have a twin brother somewhere in the world", "to donate is an opportunity for two, for me I can do something amazing, and for the patient they can be cured"...

These are some of the thoughts of the people who have altruistically donated part of their bone marrow. All of these donors gave LIFE to a leukaemia patient who needed a transplant but did not have a compatible family member.

In Spain there are more than 400,000 registered donors and on a global level that figure stands at more than 32 million. They are normal people, healthy citizens who decide to say YES to saving a life and YES to sharing their health with someone who does not have theirs.

Para nosotros son pequeños grandes héroes que, un día, su vida cotidiana dio un giro y se convirtieron en personas que han salvado una vida. Y eso...no lo puede decir cualquiera.

For us they are all heroes who one day turned into life savers. And for this we cannot be more grateful.

  • JavierJavier

    "I have had sporting achievements, I have achieved goals and all this has given me great satisfaction, but nothing has made me so happy in my almost 40 years of life as having helped with my marrow donation to save the life of another human being, and also my own brother" (in Spanish).

  • Antonio MiguelAntonio Miguel

    "After the great news: "We call from Josep Carreras Foundation. We have your data in our file, there is a compatible person. Do you want to continue with the process and get an analytic?"; emotions and illusions not known until that moment are awakened" (in Spanish).

  • MaríaMaría

    "Mucha gente me dice: ¡que valiente eres! No. ¡Para nada! Valiente son las personas que se enfrentan cada día a enfermedades tan duras como la leucemia. Yo soy simplemente una afortunada."

  • ÁngelÁngel

    "Hoy me han realizado una extracción de medula ósea para un receptor extranjero, que por supuesto no conozco ni pretendo conocer..."

  • JuanJuan

    Bone marrow donor (Available in Spanish)

  • MiriamMiriam

    Bone marrow donor, available in Spanish.

  • Carlos PastorCarlos Pastor

    Bone marrow donor, available in Spanish.

  • Mª CarmenMª Carmen

    Bone marrow donor, available in Spanish.

  • Antonio DíazAntonio Díaz

    Bone marrow donor, available in Spanish.

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