Survivors Stories

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Kevin

Kevin Ching (37) was born in Taiwan, migrated to US with his family when he was 13 and settled in Fremont since then. He was diagnosed as Chronic Myleogenous Leukemia (CML). His best chance for a cure ...
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Mailyna

Mailyna (10) was born with Beta Thalassemia Major, a lifelong blood disease that does not allow her to make any of her own red blood cells. She receives blood transfusions every 3 weeks and has daily ...
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Nina

Nina, 32, has lymphoma. Her doctors informed her that she had only 2 months to find a bone marrow donor, a match was not found immediately on the registry. Her best chance of finding a marrow match ...
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William

In January 2013, William (24) was hospitalized for sickness and eventually diagnosed with a rare form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (AML). This rare form of AML was very difficult to treat and ...
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Timothy

Timothy, was diagnosed with CGD (chronic granulomatous disease) at 2 months of age. CGD is a rare primary immunodeficiency disease. Which means Timothy is unable to fight off common everyday ...
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Connor

In May 2009 Connor was diagnosed with X-linked Hyper IGM, a rare immunodeficiency that causes patients to succumb to liver cirrhosis or lung infection at an early age. Connor never complained about ...
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Kyle

We think Kyle is going to study Ichthyology when grows up.  He knows everything there is to know about fishes.  Kyle was just  like any other  curious 4 year old and he had a new little sister he ...
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Jack

Jack, 23, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in July 2011. He desperately needed a bone marrow transplant to survive. After months of searching, Jack found an unrelated donor. He received ...
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Sameer

Sameer is an 8 year child of Indian origin from the Fiji Islands. He was diagnosed with leukemia, ALL, at age 2½ and spent 4 years in remission. Sameer has relapsed and his family reached out to the ...
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Vicky

Vicky is a smart, outgoing, independent 12 year old from the bay area. Vicky was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in November 2011. Her ethnicity makeup is Vietnamese and Chinese, ...
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Amit

Amit is a 32 year-old startup tech entrepreneur diagnosed with leukemia and searching for a marrow donor that could help save his life. His family and friends have tapped into the social media to ...
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Lori

Lori, 41 years old, is a single mother of 3 and an ICU Nurse. She was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) on July 2011. She needs a bone marrow transplant from an unrelated donor to fully ...
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Victor Vu

Victor is 11 years old. He lost his mother to cancer when he was 7 and is being raised by his grandparents since. Victor was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Victor’s only sister does not ...
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Chris

Chris, 19, was diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia in December 2010. His chances of finding an unrelated donor is complicated because he is of Japanese and Caucasian background. After continuous ...
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Nico

Nico was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) at age of six. With help from intense rounds of chemotherapy, Nico was able to reach remission. At age of 9, Nico relapsed and his family began ...
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Bhakti

Bhakti was diagnosed with a serious blood disorder that could only be cured with a bone marrow transplant from a matching donor. She underwent several treatments and blood transfusions. Currently, ...
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Viet Lam

Viet is a 36 year old young doctor from the Bay area. She was diagnosed with AML and needed to find a matching donor to have a potentially life saving bone marrow transplant. Dr. Lam is now ...
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Patrick

Patrick, a bright 14-year old young man from Winnetka, CA had AML. Patrick went through 8 rounds of chemo and it did not help him achieve remission. He urgently needed a matching donor to have a bone ...
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Kaili

In January 2010, Kaili, 4 years old, was diagnosed with a life threatening cancer of the blood, MDS leukemia. Kaili’s best chances for survival is a bone marrow transplant. Because of her ethnicity, ...
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Amanda Hipps

Amanda defeated the odds of finding a match and found a cord blood match. She received her transplant in Sept 2010. She is currently in remission. Amanda tells her story, expresses her gratitude for ...
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Michelle

Michelle is a Filipina from Vallejo, CA. She was diagnosed with leukemia in 2009 and was told a marrow donor would help save her life. Her best chance of finding a donor would be someone also Filipino ...
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