BY Eddie Yarmer

When I was told I needed a stem cell transplant in the summer of 2015 to treat my myelofibrosis — a rare type of bone cancer — I thought it’d be just like a blood transfusion. I’d take a few hours off and be in and out of the hospital the same day.

As I learned, it’s a bit more involved than that.

Identifying a stem cell donor to treat my myelofibrosis

The first thing I had to do was find a donor. But I only have...

Cancerwise blog post: Myelofibrosis survivor Eddie Yarmer on his stem cell transplant and gratitude for stem cell donation

BY Eddie Yarmer

In 2008, I was flying all over the country looking for a job. After a flight from San Antonio to Dallas, I got really sick. I had a bad pain...