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Elise Smith, 29, has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), and she is in critical need of a blood stem cell donor. Since a patient is more likely to match a donor who shares the similar ethnic background, Smith needs to find an African American donor in order to get the best transplant outcome. The public is encouraged to join the Be The Match Registry to help find a match for Elise and others in need of a donor.

Elise Smith, 29, has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), and she is in critical need of a blood stem cell donor. Since a patient is more likely to match a donor who shares the similar ethnic background, Smith needs to find an African American donor in order to get the best transplant outcome. The public is encouraged to join the Be The Match Registry to help find a match for Elise and others in need of a donor.

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After battling and beating thyroid cancer a decade ago, Smith has been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), and she is in critical need of a blood stem cell donor.