Boy, 5, in need of a stem cell donor
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Boy, 5, from Worcester with leukaemia needs stem cell match

Oscar Saxelby-Lee needs a transplant within three months of his latest round of chemotherapy or his chances of survival will “severely diminish”, his family have said.

The five-year-old has T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, which is particularly aggressive and progresses quickly.

His family are urging the public to sign up to a blood stem cell register.

The youngster's school has also organised a donor event.

Oscar, who is currently under the care of doctors at Birmingham Children's Hospital, has so far had 20 blood transfusions and four weeks of chemotherapy.

  • 13 Feb 2019
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