Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 2/19/13
Bone marrow donated from a total stranger saved Robert Guerrero's wife.  Now the grateful world champion boxer is joining Be The Match® in the fight to make life-saving marrow transplants available for every blood cancer patient who needs one. Guerrero will serve as an "Ambassador of Hope" for Be The Match, a nonprofit organization that connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. "My wife Casey had leukemia and she's alive today because she received bone marrow from a donor we found through Be The Match," Guerrero said. "I want to do everything in my power to help Be The Match bring that gift of life to as many other blood cancer patients as I can." Thousands of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases depend on the Be The Match Registry®, the world's largest and most diverse listing of potential bone marrow donors and donated umbilical cord blood units, to find a matched donor. "My message is simp...
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