Jewish News joins #Spit4Mum campaign
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Jewish News joins #Spit4Mum campaign

Our staff members signed up to the drive for stem cell donor to help find a match for Sharon Berger, 65, fighting leukaemia

Alex Galbinski is a Jewish News journalist

Jewish News staff members joined the campaign to help Londoner Sharon Berger, 65, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in 2012.

The only available cure is a stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor and, despite having a transplant in 2013, the cancer has returned. Sharon has been told she has less than a month before she needs a second transplant.

A spokeswoman for DKMS said: “It is wonderful that the team at Jewish News are taking the time to swab to become potential blood stem cell donors. It could lead to them saving a life, which could be Sharon’s or another person in need of a lifesaving donation.”

To register for the campaign, visit www.dkms.org.uk

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