Zainab Mughal: Toddler has a cancer sporran that raises scarce blood



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Zainab Mughal was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer

A two-year-old United States girl who needs a number of blood movements for cancer fighting is to promote a global campaign to find consistent donors.

Zainab Mughal is one of the worst types of blood in the world, which makes it difficult to cure its condition.

Campaigners say that more than 1,000 people have been tested, but at the same time the blood is not justified; she needs.

Doctors say that seven to 10 donors will need over their cancer treatment.

Earlier this year it was confirmed that Zainab was made with neuroblastoma, an aggressive and rare cancer type; Most affect babies and young children.

Blood transfers need to be handled over time, but Zainab's blood is "very scarce" because it's an antigen – "B Indian" – that a & # 39; Most people who carry the cells of red blood, says OneBlood, have a steady blood that replaces the foundations of donors.

One of the contributions that are likely to be the game of people of Palestinian, Indian or Iranian descendants alone, and with a blood type O or A, OneBlood says.

However, even within those countries, less than 4% of the population will, loss of the Indian antigen B.

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At least seven to ten needers are required

Zainab's body rescues any blood that does not meet all the requirements.

"This is so rare that this is really the first time I've seen it in the 20 years I've been doing this," said Frieda Bright, an operator with OneBlood.

OneBlood is working with other blood banks and an American Rare Donor Program (ARDP), a program that provides donors of rare blood types around the world.

Two similar donations were found in the US and one in the UK.

"Blood is not healed, but it is very important that she continues to have cancer treatment," Ms Bright said in a video clip.

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Child portrait of Zainab Mughal, diagnosed with cancer in October

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Zainab's father Raheel Mughal said his daughter was confirmed in October.

"We were all shouting, this was the worst thing we expected," he said in the OneBlood video.

After he and his mother Zainab tried to give their blood, find doctors that none of them were consistent.

"And then many people from my family, they went around and gave blood and that when it became a warning warning."

According to OneBlood, cure with chemotherapy already reduces the size of the tumor, but eventually Zainab needs two bone marrow remodeling.

"My daughter's life is heavily dependent on the blood," Mr Mughal said.

"What [donors] doing to save my daughter's life amazingly. The work you are doing, I never forget it. "


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