Brave boy donates bone marrow to sister fighting leukemia

April 28, 2016

relapsed ALL patient family

When his 3-year-old sister needed a stem cell transplant for relapsed leukemia, her 5-year-old brother was a perfect match. So he bravely had his stem cells surgically harvested to save his sister, WBZ-TV reports.

  • View the story.
  • Read a blog story about the siblings and the complicated path to the stem cell transplant.

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