India and CSK batsman Suresh Raina shares video attraction to help blood most cancers sufferers – After representing India for over 13 years, former cricketer Suresh Raina identified for his aggressive batting and glorious fielding abilities has come ahead to boost consciousness concerning the rising burden of blood most cancers in India. He has joined fingers with DKMS BMST Basis India, a non-profit group devoted to the battle in opposition to blood most cancers and different blood problems comparable to Thalassemia and Aplastic Anemia.
India ranks third highest in reported circumstances of hematological cancers on the planet with over 70 thousand folks deaths per yr and over 1 lakh individuals are recognized with a type of blood most cancers or blood problems. However these sufferers can get a second likelihood at life via a stem cell transplant.
After famend celebrities like Vidya Balan, Rahul Dravid, and Sonu Sood, famend cricketer Suresh Raina has shared a video attraction to boost consciousness concerning the trigger.
In his video attraction, Suresh Raina has emphasised on the blood most cancers burden in India that each 5 minutes somebody is recognized with the situation. And a lot of the sufferers are younger sufferers or youngsters who battle these life-threatening illnesses. Giving instance of his private expertise Suresh Raina has talked about how he has realized to face challenges nevertheless, there isn’t a better problem that one a household has to face when their beloved one is recognized with a type of blood most cancers.
Patrick Paul, CEO, DKMS-BMST stated, “a real sportsperson by no means hesitates to return ahead and assist others, this has been proved by Mr. Suresh Raina, his sportsmanship is commendable. Many sufferers affected by blood most cancers and different blood problems want a blood stem cell transplant to outlive. Sadly, majority of sufferers are unable to obtain a transplant because of the unavailability of an identical blood stem cell donor.”
This example can solely be modified when increasingly folks from completely different ethnicities in India are part of the donor registry maintained by NGOs like DKMS-BMST. This may be carried out with a easy step of registering as a blood stem cell donor and provides these sufferers a second likelihood at life.
Solely about 30% of the sufferers in want of a blood stem cell transplant can discover a sibling match. The remaining 70% rely on discovering an identical unrelated donor. As a result of ignorance concerning the remedy potentialities in India, it turns into tough for Indian sufferers to discover a matching blood stem cell donor.