A little Chinese boy’s determination to save his mother from Leukemia after he was found to be the only suitable bone marrow donor has touched millions in China. Photo: SCMP composite
A little Chinese boy’s determination to save his mother from Leukemia after he was found to be the only suitable bone marrow donor has touched millions in China. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Ants biting all over body’: Chinese boy endures ‘excruciating’ bone marrow transplant to save mother with leukaemia

  • A 10-year-old boy in China underwent a painful surgery to donate bone marrow to his sick mother after extensive preparation since March
  • The boy took repeated doses of a stem cell drug that causes negative side effects described as ‘excruciating’ and ‘like having ants biting all over the body’

A little Chinese boy’s determination to save his mother from Leukemia after he was found to be the only suitable bone marrow donor has touched millions in China. Photo: SCMP composite
A little Chinese boy’s determination to save his mother from Leukemia after he was found to be the only suitable bone marrow donor has touched millions in China. Photo: SCMP composite
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