This Is Leicestershire: Gok backs search for bone marrow donors

Gok backs search for bone marrow donorsFashion guru Gok Wan is urging his home city to back a campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a teenage cancer sufferer.

Bethany Mickleburgh, 14, desperately needs a bone marrow transplant after being diagnosed with leukaemia for a third time.

A special clinic to find potential stem cell donors is being held today at the Tigers Stadium, in Leicester, from midday to 4pm.

Bethany’s family hopes 2,000 people will attend and give a saliva sample to join the donor register – but TV star Gok is calling for an even bigger turnout.


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