Ilfords Fathima Hilmy finds possible stem cell match in Brazil

12:44 11 November 2014

Harry Kemble

Fathima Hilmy, of High Road, Ilford.

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A 25-year-old teaching assistant may have had her international appeal for a stem cell donor answered.

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Sri Lankan Fathima Hilmy, of High Road, Ilford - known as Fathima Nusla by her community - has been told by doctors she has an 80 per cent chance of a successful match after a potential donor was found in Brazil.

The unnamed donor will now be medically tested to see if they can undergo the intensive and challenging procedure.

Fathima, 25, has been in and out of hospital after being originally diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in 2012.

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