Bone marrow donor from Leamington meets Canadian woman whose life he saved almost 20 years ago



A Leamington man who made a bone marrow donation almost 20 years ago has met the woman whose life his action helped to save.
Steve Carr , 54, was contacted by the team behind a Canadian television show and asked if he would like to meet 44-year-old Marie-Sophie Thibeault from Quebec.
Almost 20 years ago, aged 23, Marie-Sophie had been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia and, having failed to found a transplant match in Canada, doctors launched an international search.
At the age of 35, and expecting his first child, Steve received a letter from blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan that... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Regional West, Views: 25
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