That’s why Jaden’s Law (A4171) was proposed: to increase awareness about the benefits of bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs), and cord blood stem cells to increase the odds for a patient in need. die from diseases that can be treated if they receive bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) or cord blood transplant.
According to the NY State Department of Health (2012) the two leading causes of death in New York State for 2012 are heart disease and cancer, together accounting for 54% of all deaths. Jaden’s Law was passed in New Jersey, in 2010, providing all residents to receive educational information about bone marrow and/or PBSCs, the National Bone Marrow Donor Program, the benefits of donating and how to register.
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Due to the lack of available donors within the National Registry, Jaden, like many other ethnic patients, lost his battle because he could not find a match.
There were various treatment options available through bone marrow or cord blood stem cells transplants, but a limited number of donors.
Unfortunately, this is a common problem that many families face, especially those from certain ethnic groups such as Hispanics, Asian Americans, African American, Native American and many more.
C., West Palm Beach, Who you Reppin, Wisconsin aka WI, Yonkers with tags @preserveourlegacy, @preserveourlgcy, Battling, bone marrow, cancer, cord blood, disease, hospital, stem cells on June 8, 2015 by generalnyc New York, NY –Jaden Hilton was a lively and energetic two-year-old who had a bright future ahead of him.
He was living a normal life until one day what seemed like a cold turned out to be AML (acute myeloid leukemia).
After his death, Preserve Our Legacy made it its mission to increase awareness about the need of bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC), and cord blood stem cells donations within various ethnic groups, in addition to, assisting to increase available units for patients in need.