#Match4Camllie

3-year-old Camllie from London, fighting acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Camllie needs your help to beat acute myeloid leukaemia

It is every parent’s worst nightmare for their young child to have a life-changing disease. Sadly, it is one that Camllie’s parents are going through right now.

Can you help her family by registering as a potential lifesaver?

3-year-old Cammlie is an active child who loves playing with water and spending time outdoors. only a young child and already fighting for her life. She was originally diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in July 2017. After prolonged treatment Camllie went into remission in December only to relapse recently, just after starting nursery. She is back in the hospital and doctors have advised that a blood stem cell donor match is her best chance at recovery.

As none of her family are a suitable match, Camllie is reliant on finding an unrelated donor on the stem cell registry to give her the very best chance of survival.

Her father Shilan’s face lights up as he talks about his sweet daughter: “Camllie is a very active child who loves to play with water, climb and jump in the playground and she likes to watch Peppa Pig on TV.”

He pleads: “Camllie brings a lot of joy to our lives every day. She needs a transplant to save her life. Please sign up in large numbers. You might be a match for her or someone else in a similar situation. My daughter needs this selfless gift to be the lovely girl that she is.”

Please share this appeal and encourage friends and family to register as potential blood stem cell donors. You can make a difference to this family, and others like them around the globe by registering, or encouraging your friends and family to register.

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Your age, location and current health status are important. Check to see if you can become a blood stem cell donor.

Your age, location and health are important

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As a registered donor, you will be on standby to save life.

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Thank you! You can become a potential donor! That’s it. You’re now on the road to becoming a lifesaving blood stem cell donor.

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We can only register people who live in the UK.

 

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To register as a potential blood stem cell donor, you must be between the ages of 17-55.

 

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To register you must weight at least 7 stone/13 lbs / 50 kg with a BMI below 40.

 

But there are still many other ways to help!

 

Have you had any of these conditions?

Before you register, please check that you are able to donate by looking at the list below.

You will NOT be able to register if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Weight under 7 stone 12lbs/50kg
  • Obesity (i.e. body mass index (BMI) >40) 
  • Severe heart, lung or kidney diseases 
  • Severe illness of the central nervous system
  • Severe mental health conditions
  • Severe metabolic diseases
  • Additctions (alcohol, drugs, tablets)
  • Severe tropical infectious diseases
  • Infectious diseases like HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C, Syphilis 
  • Systemic autoimmune diseases or other severe chronic illnesses (e.g. diabetes or rheumatism)
  • Cancer (including being cancer-free, but having had cancer in the past). Exception: Basalioma and cervical carcinomain situ (if  fully removed)
  • Diseases of the haematopoeitic system (blood disorders)

If you have or have had in the past, a chronic or serious condition, or take any medication regularly, please discuss this with a member of our team for initial guidance by calling us on T:020 8747 5620 or sending an email to donor@dkms.org.uk.

How to become a blood stem cell donor

How to become a blood stem cell donor with DKMS
How to become a blood stem cell donor with DKMS

Watch this short video to see what it means to be a potential blood stem cell donor. A three-minute cheek swab will put you on standby to save a life.