A Leicestershire police officer who's currently battling leukaemia is urging Asians in the Midlands to register as life-saving stem cell donors after struggling to find a match for himself.
A suitable donor was finally found for Rik Basra in Germany after unsuccessfully finding a match in the UK.
The officer had a transplant of donated cells in December, and is now campaigning for more Asians to sign the Anthony Nolan register so more lives can be saved.
Rik Basra didn't think he was going to survive after failing to find an appropriate Asian donor.
A Leicestershire police officer recovering from leukaemia has pledged to recruit 3,000 more South Asian potential bone marrow donors.
An ex-police officer who struggled to find a stem cell donor match is campaigning to get more Asians to register.
Leicestershire police officer given boost in his recovery against leukaemia encourages more Asian stem cell donors to come forward.