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Bone Marrow

Gloria's so grateful for charity that saved her life

Gloria Cheng Pui-yan considered herself blessed to become the first child in Hong Kong to have a bone marrow transplant. More than 20 years on, her battle with cancer is long past, but she is still thankful to those who helped her.

Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 4:58am

Discovery Bay cancer family in SOS to Filipinos

A Discovery Bay family is appealing for help from the city's Filipino community in its search for a bone marrow match to save a father of three.

Rocky Perez, originally from the Philippines, is suffering from lymphoma and is awaiting a bone marrow transplant.

The family has been looking for a match in international registers for nearly a year, with no luck.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:41am

Marrow donors answer plea to help Frenchman

The Hong Kong Bone Marrow Donor Registry has been inundated with foreign donors hoping to help a French leukaemia patient.

In the past week, about 200 non-Asians, mostly French people, turned up at donation centres to register as bone marrow donors to help find a match for a sick countryman.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Marrow donors rally to help Frenchman

The Hong Kong Bone Marrow Donor Registry has been inundated with foreign donors hoping to help a French leukaemia patient.

In the past week, about 200 non-Asians, mostly French people, turned up at donation centres to register as bone marrow donors to help find a match for a sick countryman.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Funeral for HK hero set for May 6

A funeral will be held on May 6 for Hong Kong volunteer Wong Fuk-wing, who was killed trying to save victims of the earthquake trapped in the rubble of an orphanage. Members of the public who wish to pay their respects to Wong, 46, can do so between 4pm and 7pm at the Universal Funeral Parlour in Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom.

24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Shortage of nurses hits transplant service

A serious nursing shortage at public hospitals is putting the lives of bloodcancer patients at risk, prompting the Hospital Authority to consider urgent measures to cope.

The waiting time for a bone marrow transplant at Queen Mary Hospital, the main centre for the procedure in Hong Kong, has doubled from two months to four since late last year.

16 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

'I was a nervous donor but didn't hesitate when call came'

Lui Sze-man was so nervous the first time he made a bone-marrow donation he fainted. But that didn't stop him stepping forward six months later when he heard the leukaemia patient needed more. Mr Lui made the first donation for Annie Lai Man-wai, now 34, in February 2004. 'Finding a matching donor is as difficult as winning the Mark Six.

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Institutions - Shung Hing Chiu Chow Sea Food Restaurant

Shung Hing Chiu Chow Sea Food Restaurant

39 Queen?s Road West, Sheung Wan

2543 7794

The fare

The authentic Chiu Chow food served here attracts the patronage of the rich and powerful, including Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Canto-pop star Andy Lau.

The ambience

14 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Charity far from home

While the poor and disadvantaged of Hong Kong have often benefited from Post readers' generosity, so too have people on the mainland

In February this year, the Post broke the story of Kailee Makena Wells, a six-year-old Chinese girl who will die without a bone marrow transplant.

6 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Making a difference

Hong Kong may be more renowned for its spirit of enterprise than its spirit of generosity, but time and again its people have proved that when it comes to charitable giving, they're up there with the best.

6 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

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