Inova Hosts Bone Marrow Donor Drive

You Could Be the Match

What: Inova Fairfax Hospital is holding a Bone Marrow donor drive, where you can register to be a potential donor someone in need. Just a simple cheek swab can help save a life.

When: Thursday, June 26, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Heart and Vascular Institute Atrium, 3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA, 22042Visitor parking in Grey Garage.

 

Did you know?

  • Patients are most likely to match someone of their own race or ethnicity.
  • More young people of diverse racial and ethnic heritage are needed now to help patients searching for a match.
  • Doctors request donors in the 18-44 age group more than 90% of the time.

For more information and Bone Marrow Transplant stories please visit www.inova.org/bonemarrow or contact Donna Eichna, MSN ASNS-BC, OCN In-patient Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator Inova Fairfax Hospital at donna.eichna@inova.org or 703.970.3180.

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About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

Inova is a global leader in developing and applying personalized health. Connecting researchers, clinicians and empowered consumers, we integrate genomic research for patient care, prevention and wellness. Our personalized health approach enables individuals to live longer, healthier lives.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.