Georgetown University Hospital , Washington , D C ( Dec 4 , 2002 ) Surgeon Dr Ha ...
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Description: georgetown university hospital , washington , d c ( dec 4 , 2002 ) surgeon dr hans janovich performs a bone marrow harvest operation on aviation electronics technician 1st class michael griffioen the procedure consists of inserting a large gauge syringe into an area of the hip and extracting the bone marrow it is transfused into the recipient , and helps to recreate and replenish t cells and the white and red blood cells killed while undergoing chemotherapy griffioen is assigned to the pre commissioning unit ronald reagan ( cvn 76 ) and was matched with an anonymous cancer patient through the department of defense marrow donor program us navy photo by photographerõs mate 2nd class chad mcneeley ( released )