Liya Gumusoz: Girl, 1, given a month to find stem cell donor as she battles rare leukaemia Liya Gumusoz needs a bone marrow transplant by the end of July to survive but nobody on the register is a close enough match.

Liya Gumusoz needs a bone marrow transplant by the end of July to survive but nobody on the register is a close enough match.

The mother of a 21-month-old girl battling a rare form of leukaemia is pleading for blood stem cell donors after her daughter was given just three weeks to find a life-saving match.

Liya Gumusoz has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, a rare and aggressive type of cancer which affects one in 3,100 people.

Her parents, Ufuk and Hatice Gumusoz, received the devastating news when doctors said Liya, their first and only child, must have a bone marrow transplant by the end of...
source: The Sky News

2020-07-04 13:35
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