Cyprus Mail

Polis launches drive to find donor for child with leukaemia

Polis Chrysochou municipality will hold a swab sampling on Sunday to try and find a compatible bone marrow donor for an eight-year-old boy with leukaemia.

Loukas Stavrou is fighting leukaemia for the second time after he was first diagnosed with the disease when he was just three years old.

The saliva swab sampling is “easy, fast and painless” the municipality’s announcement said and called on everyone aged 18 to 45 to attend.

It will take place at the Christos Chrysanthou sampling centre from 11am to 3pm.

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