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Bone Marrow Donors

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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Bone marrow donor drive gets underway

A bone marrow donor recruitment drive is about to start at a community centre in Leicester.

It has been organised by Rik Basra, the Leicestershire Police officer who has pledged to sign up more South Asian donors after his own battle with leukaemia.

Rik Basra and his wife Kas at the event in Leicester Credit: ITV Central
Volunteers ready to sign up potential bone marrow donors Credit: ITV Central

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