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Ground Zero responder needs bone marrow transplant for 9/11-related cancer

A man who served the city now needs a bone marrow transplant match.

Steve Bonano Steve Bonano suffers from a 9/11-related blood cancer.

Steve Bonano has protected New York in many different ways — from helping to clean up at Ground Zero after Sept. 11 to heading security at the Barclays Center.

Now, the Navy veteran, who has been a cop for decades, is struggling with a form of blood cancer related to 9/11.

He urgently needs a bone marrow transplant.

A bone marrow registry drive will start Tuesday, continuing through Wednesday,at 345 Jay St., for anyone who would like to see if they are a possible match.

All it takes to register as a potential donor is a cheek swab, organizers said.

No reservation is necessary. Anyone can stop by between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.