Bone marrow drive hopes to save Clovis woman

Local leaders are encouraging the community to register for the National Marrow Donor Program.
May 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Local leaders are encouraging the community to register for the National Marrow Donor Program.

Clovis native, 31-year-old Melissa Hurtado was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Before her leukemia diagnosis, Melissa was a healthy, active college graduate who was considering law school. Now, her plans are on hold until a suitable bone marrow match is found. Members of her family have not been matches.

Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaIs an aggressive form of leukemia which without treatment can often be fatal.

If you would like to register, you visit any Central California Blood Center near you. Click here for locations. The drive will be held from May 2nd - 9th at locations across the Valley.

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