Odds stacked against Ethiopian mom battling leukemia

This Vancouver mother of two, originally from Ethiopia, needs a bone marrow transplant to give her a chance at beating her life-threatening leukemia. But she can’t find a genetic match.  The international registry of donors, including the “OneMatch” system in Canada, carries very few African donors.

Mychaylo Prystupa, video journalist, Globe and Mail, cancer, leukemia, bone marrow transplant, registry, international, African, ethnic

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