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Drives slated for bone-marrow donors

...needed to be tested as possible donors of bone marrow, they learned there was no inexpensive, easy way to do it. Andrea Quinto, Alex's aunt, said the testing kits cost up to $300 and there was no one to draw the blood, send it to a lab...

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Marrow drive leads to transplant for 6-year-old

...found two perfect matches. "Alex is doing so, so good. All of Alaska tried so hard to help him," said his aunt, Andrea Quinto. The medical procedure, which lasted about six hours, began Monday night and lasted into the early hours of Tuesday...

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FYI

...Scharen. Recent births reported by the Juneau Family Birth Center: On May 3, a son weighing 8 pounds 2 ounces, to Andrea Quinto and Ed Quinto Jr. of Juneau. Business Licenses The following are new or renewed Juneau business licenses filed as...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Scharen. Recent births reported by the Juneau Family Birth Center: On May 3, a son weighing 8 pounds 2 ounces, to Andrea Quinto and Ed Quinto Jr. of Juneau. Business Licenses The following are new or renewed Juneau business licenses filed as...

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Alaska Digest

...donor's tissue type is added to a national registry. Although the family members are the most likely source of matches, Andrea Quinto, Alex Cesar's aunt, said the has very few white blood cells and doctors are no longer looking to relatives for...

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Thank you

...families, we thank all Alaskans as well as everyone who helped make the bone marrow drive a success. The national registry is so important to help save a life. Again, thank you doesn't seem enough. Thank you to all Alaskans. Andrea Quinto

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Alaska Digest

...1,010 people gave blood samples. Alex's mother, Rachel Dugaqua, and a relative in Kodiak are matches, said Andrea Quinto, the boy's aunt. But it's possible that one of the 1,010 samples will produce a better match, she said. It's...

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Boy who inspired statewide marrow drive comes home

...You just take one day at a time, because that is all you can do," said his grandmother, Andrea Cesar. Aunt Andrea Quinto said the family is thrilled at her nephew's recovery. "He's doing unbelievable," she said. "He's had very...

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Hair today, bare on March 17

...only other Alaska St. Baldrick's event, scheduled for Fairbanks, also has nine firefighting teams signed up. Andrea Quinto, whose brother is Alex Cesar's father, said firefighters were supportive when she was working to find possible...

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Marrow drive registers 1,010

...paid for the volunteers' airfare, with the help of hefty discounts by Alaska Airlines and Wings of Alaska, said Andrea Quinto, Alex's aunt and a major force behind the drives. Drives in late May and early June were held in Juneau, Sitka...

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