Patient Success Stories

Jonny

4 year-old Columbian + Caucasian

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Jonny had a hard battle with leukemia. He was diagnosed before his 2nd birthday. He was diagnosed with mixed lineage leukemia, which put him in high risk for treatment. He underwent Car-T cell infusion therapy, and eventually had a cord blood transplant. Unfortunately, the cord blood transplant did not get rid of the leukemia. Now, siblings only have a 25% chance of matching or being a full match. Jonny’s brother was a partial match, but with the wonderful doctors at UCSF they were able to make magic. Jonny’s 8 year old brother donated his stem cells, and now Jonny is 159 days post transplant.

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