Toronto couple searches for match for 3-year-old son with rare form of leukemia

Ethnic minorities, especially those from mixed races, are severely underrepresented in the stem cell database. Please, if you or any of your family members are between the ages of 17-35, consider signing up to be a donor. There is no commitment on your part unless a match is found, and registration is as simple as doing a cheek swab at home. Visit this link to take the questionnaire to see if you’re eligible to join the stem cell registry. Little Xavier here is only 3, or mixed Filipino and Vietnamese descent, and is in desperate need of a match. His life depends on it, and maybe someone you know might be in need someday too.

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