Stem-cell transplant needed for 4-year-old Hannah Day: How to help

Technology really helping to extend life such as in baby Hannah!

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Four year old Hannah Day has spent most of her young life in and out of hospital.

She has Leukemia and it’s the second time in as many years that she is battling cancer.

She underwent 15 months of chemotherapy for a tumour in her stomach, but weeks later was diagnosed with Leukemia. Hannah’s family says her only hope for survival is a stem-cell transplant, but neither her sister nor her parents are a perfect match, so they’re hoping a donor will be found. They set up a web page called Angels for Hannah to try and find a donor.

A stem-cell transplant is her last chance.

To become a stem-cell donor you can fill out a questionnaire online if you’re between the ages of 17 and 35, and you’ll be sent a kit in the mail. A swab of your cheeks will reveal if you’re a suitable donor. Once…

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