Patients Stories

TomstrongWong

Tomstrong

Tom (TomStrongWong) has been an artist, an entrepreneur and a corporate guy. Tom is a devoted father, and husband, a concerned citizen, a wannabe athlete and still … a corporate guy. Outside of his ...
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Alex

Alex loves to surf. Just before his diagnosis of leukemia, he had a wonderful surfing trip to Hawaii. He loves the Hawaiian Aloha Spirit, which brought about his campaign slogan #ShakaAndSwab. Alex is ...
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Eliana Orona

Eliana

Eliana is a mom of 2 little girls and a loving wife. She is just 28 years old and was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Eliana is Latino/Mexican and needs a marrow donor to ...
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Suzanna

Suzanna loves animals. She was on her way to pursue veterinary school this fall, but had to delay matriculating because of her leukemia. Suzanna was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) ...
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Morrow

Morrow (28) was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in December 2013. Since Morrow is Japanese and half Caucasian mixed (Hapa) finding a matching donor of mixed race is difficult, ...
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Mai

Mai discovered she was pregnant after a routine pregnancy exam in 2013, she was also diagnosed with acute leukemia at 34 years old. Hopes to add on to their family was shattered after her diagnosis. ...
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Manjusha

Manjusha (47) is diagnosed with leukemia. She is currently undergoing treatment, but will need a bone marrow match to survive. She is a devoted mother of 11-year old twins and a loving wife. Born in ...
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Susie

Susie (38) is a loving mother of 2 boys and wife. Susie is diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic (T-Cell) Leukemia (ALL). She is currently undergoing treatment, but will need a bone marrow transplant to ...
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Rifa

Rifa loves art projects & watching her favorite cartoons just as any other 5 year-old. Rifa is diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), a common type of children’s cancer.The results came ...
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Amy

Amy (32) is diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and needs your help to find a bone marrow match, especially because she is mixed ethnicity (half-Korean, half-Caucasian), making the match even ...
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Myla

Myla is a sweet and thoughtful 10 year-old girl. She is very involved in school activities, church choir, and community service. She is very creative and crafty. Myla was diagnosed with myeloid ...
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Chao Wei

Chao Wei (33) is diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). For the past year, ChaoWei has gone through several rounds of chemotherapy. He received a stem cell transplant from his mother, but ...
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Lovell

Amelia (Lovell) was diagnosed with leukemia (AML) in December 2013. She is searching for her bone marrow/blood stem cell donor who could help save her life. Her best Chance of finding a perfect match ...
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Jeson

Jeson (32) was born in Mumbai, India. He was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in July 2012. After three rounds of chemotherapy, he reached remission and returned back to his normal ...
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CJ

CJ, 31, was diagnosed with malignant bone marrow aplasia a few days before Christmas of 2011. Former ICU nurse of 8 years took care of critically ill patients. And now the tables have turned, she now ...
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Maryam

Maryam, 24, has been suffering from Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria, a rare blood disorder and aplastic anemia. She was diagnosed in January 2013. Currently living in the UK, Maryam is South ...
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Esmund

Esmund Nguyen was diagnosed at birth with Thalassemia. Soon to be one year old, Esmund receives blood transfusions every 3 weeks to aid his red blood cell deficiency, but his best chance of cure would ...
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Leni

Leni is a 4 month old New Yorker who was diagnosed in August with acute megakaryoblastic leukemia (AML-M7), a rare form of pediatric bone marrow cancer. It represents approximately 1% of all leukemias ...
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Mandy

Mandy was diagnosed with AML leukemia. She is being treated at NYU Medical and has undergone two rounds of chemotherapy. Although her doctors are optimistic that Mandy will go into remission from her ...
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Joon

Joon, 17, is young French woman of Vietnamese descent, currently a university student in Geneva, Switzerland. In May 2013, Joon was diagnosed with acute leukemia, and since then has been in hospital ...
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Monica

Monica, 27, has aplastic anemia. Her diagnosis can be cured with a bone marrow transplant. Unfortunately, her brother Neil was not a match and she must find an unrelated donor. Monica is South Asian. ...
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