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Updated: Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012, 5:13 PM EDT
Published : Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012, 5:03 PM EDT
(AP/WTNH) -- As Robin Roberts waits for a bone marrow transplant this fall, news of the morning show anchor's illness is helping others who need treatment.
The national bone marrow donation registry Be The Match reported Tuesday that the rate of new registrants has more than doubled since the "Good Morning America" anchor announced on June 11 that she has MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease.
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