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More bone marrow donors are needed to save the lives of people with deadly blood diseases, according to the Japan Marrow Donor Foundation.

The Tokyo-based bone marrow bank will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Tuesday with a campaign to find more donors. “Our goal now is to secure 300,000 donor registrations so that the great majority of patients with serious blood diseases will be able to find a donor,” said Kenichi Hanioka, general manager of the foundation.

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