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Veronica needs a bone marrow transplant. Her doctors believe it offers the best chance for her survival.

There is currently no match for Veronica
on the Be The Match registry. Could it be you?

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Help save a life by joining the Icla da Silva Foundation and the Be The Match Registry. Please click here to learn more about bone marrow donation.

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The mission of the Icla da Silva Foundation is to save lives by recruiting bone marrow donors and providing support services to children and adults with leukemia and other diseases treatable by marrow transplants.