Appeal for Bone Marrow donors

The Welsh Blood Service is calling on more people to join the donor register during bone marrow awareness week.

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Bone marrow donation not 'painful'

Priscilla Michael and other patients who have had bone marrow transplants in Wales are calling on more people to join the donor register.

Priscilla says that more of us shouldn't be "frightened" to donate as the procedure isn't "painful", and without a donor, she would not have been "here for much longer".

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Call for more bone marrow donors in Wales

Patients who have had bone marrow transplants in Wales are calling on more of us to join the donor register and ultimately save lives.

Recipients, donors and their doctors have started a choir to help highlight the cause.

Alexandra Lodge went along to their debut performance at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.

Choir kicks off Bone Marrow Awareness Week

The Second Chance choir gave a special performance to raise awareness of bone marrow donation Credit: ITV News / Alexandra Lodge

Bone marrow recipients in Wales are calling on more of us to join the donor register, at the start of Bone Marrow Awareness Week.

Today, the 'Second Chance' choir, made up of people who have donated and received bone marrow, performed at the Wales Millennium Centre to raise awareness of bone marrow donation.

Seventy-five thousand people have already joined the donor register in Wales but the Welsh blood service say more are needed.

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