Latino USA
3:49 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

The Agonizing Wait for a Donor

Mon. 3/12 8:30a: For people suffering from blood related diseases, including Leukemia, a bone marrow transplant can be the cure. 

The perfect matches come from relatives and one’s own ethnicity. But when it comes to life-saving bone marrow transplants, Latinos and other people of color have a much lower chance at finding a match.

As part of our series examining health issues facing Latinos, this documentary produced by Habiba Nosheen and Lisa Desai, tells us what can be done to change things.