David Moskowitz

First post: 5/7/2016 Latest post: 15 hours ago
In October 2015, David was diagnosed with a bone marrow failure disorder called Myelodysplasia (aka Myelodyplastic Syndrome or MDS). Basically this means David's bone marrow is not producing good quality blood cells resulting in extreme fatigue & very low immunity. The only cure for MDS is a bone marrow (stem cell) transplant. 


David has received chemo for the past 7 months in an effort to kill off the bad stuff. Unfortunately, the chemo didn't work as well as the doctor's had hoped. It did, however, prevent the disease from progressing thus giving us time to find a donor. 

David's sister, Melanie, is a 100% match (Yea!) and her stem cells were harvested in April.  David's transplant journey officially begins May 10, 2016. After 2 weeks of outpatient testing, he will be admitted to MD Anderson in Houston on May 26th to receive chemo & then the new stem cells are scheduled for June 3rd. He'll be in the hospital 4-6 weeks and then has to stay within 30 minutes of MDA for ~2 months. 

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