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There are 67,639 registered stem cell donors in the Midlands. Of those, 2,352 are Asian donors from the East Midlands and 1,878 from the West Midlands.

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Diwali celebrations find over 200 bone marrow donors

Nearly 250 people have signed up to become bone marrow donors during Diwali celebrations Credit: ITV Central

Nearly 250 people have signed up to become bone marrow donors during Diwali celebrations in Leicester.

Events were organised by former police officer Rik Basra, who's campaigned to get more black and asian people on the register, after struggling to find a transplant last year.

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