Dozens of people have signed up as potential bone marrow donors after a registration drive in Northampton.
Steve Evans from Northamptonshire needs a transplant and helped organise the event at Northampton Town Football Club.
Volunteers from the Anthony Nolan Trust were on hand last night to take saliva samples, to test for positive matches.
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