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Fraxinus Excelsior
Monday, February 7th, 2005, 08:19 PM
Multiracial patients have tough battle to find marrow matches

The Associated Press

Luke Do was a lively 18-month-old awaiting the birth of his first sibling when he was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia.
The hopes of his parents, both doctors in San Jose, Calif., immediately turned to a bone marrow transplant, but they soon learned some distressing news Luke's ethnic heritage made him a tough match.

Sarah Gaskins, Luke's mother, has Japanese and European ancestors and his father, Lam Do, is Vietnamese-American. Because bone marrow matches usually are made with a relative or someone with the same racial or ethnic background as the patient, multiracial people rarely have success.

"It's tragic," said Lam Do, who specializes in internal medicine. "Your chance of finding a donor is so low, it's like winning the lottery. And most people are unaware of this."

For years, the medical community has pushed for increased donor registry among racial minorities to improve survival rates for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood diseases. But to the general public, the situation is little known. the rest of the article (http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-01-30-mix-marrow_x.htm)

I got this from Stormfront (see, they're not worthless): http://www.stormfront.org/forum/showthread.php?t=183616

Dr. Solar Wolff
Tuesday, February 8th, 2005, 04:00 AM
I am reminded about Southernboy's thread on Superiority. Generally, any hybrid is at a disadvantage in either parental environment. This is a great example of why.

Fraxinus Excelsior
Tuesday, February 8th, 2005, 04:24 AM
I am reminded about Southernboy's thread on Superiority. Generally, any hybrid is at a disadvantage in either parental environment. This is a great example of why.Culturally and genetically speaking, the mixed-raced are :brick :flamethro [EDIT: UNLUCKY]. (I couldn't properly articulate my thoughts, so I used the magic of smilies to convey my message)

Lidvick
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005, 02:31 AM
Though I have no great pleasure in seeing people suffer , I must say does the thing of saying " Serves you right " , come to mind.:thumbup

Modern Tribalist
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005, 08:40 PM
the rest of the article (http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-01-30-mix-marrow_x.htm)

I got this from Stormfront (see, they're not worthless): http://www.stormfront.org/forum/showthread.php?t=183616 (http://www.stormfront.org/forum/showthread.php?t=183616)Excellent article! It is another nail in the coffin of the race-doesn't-exist school of denial. I am amazed that the politically-correct media would print such a news story since they are generally in favor of interracial marriage.

Modern Tribalist
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005, 08:43 PM
Though I have no great pleasure in seeing people suffer , I must say does the thing of saying " Serves you right " , come to mind.:thumbupI am forced to disagree with you here. Multiracial children are not responsible for the actions of their parents. If anyone deserves to suffer it is the parents, not the kids.

Lidvick
Thursday, February 10th, 2005, 06:11 AM
I am forced to disagree with you here. Multiracial children are not responsible for the actions of their parents. If anyone deserves to suffer it is the parents, not the kids.
I did say I don't like to see people suffer ,people including children.

However such things happening is because of Interracial relationships
and therefore it is their fault.

You are right it is not the childrens fault , though out of their creation from their parents that seems to be the consequence.

I should of probally rephrased what I said a little bit better.;) :thumbup

Error on my part.