The perfect match: UW alum donates bone marrow to blood cancer patient

When UW–Madison alum Kelsey Rahe was called to potentially save a stranger’s life, it felt like the world was working in mysterious ways. 

Just a day after the one-year anniversary of her mother’s death, she went through a surgical procedure to donate her bone marrow — making her a possible cure for a man with blood cancer. The two strangers were paired through Be The Match — the largest marrow registry in the world — which helps those with blood cancers like leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell anemia find life-saving marrow donors...

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Ken Notes: Hero no doubt about it!! Not an economic development story, but individuals like this say great things about Wisconsin and the UW...



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