The life of an 18-month-old boy with leukaemia has been saved, using stem cells from the umbilical cord of a baby in America.
The mother of a toddler saved by stem cells donated from the USA is urging mothers in this country to consider donations.
The life of an 18-month-old boy from County Durham has been saved using stem cells from the umbilical cord of a baby in America.
William Morris was diagnosed with leukaemia and did not respond to chemotherapy. After the success of his stem cell transplant, his parents are calling for more donors in this country.
Sir Ian Botham has been walking through Tyneside on his latest fundraising event to raise money for Leukaemia research.
He began his walks in the 1980s and twenty seven years later he's now doing his fourteenth. He says he is motivated by the advances in medical treatment which have led to many more children surviving the disease.