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Stem cell match brother ‘denied visa for life-saving op’

A woman with a rare blood cancer is being denied a life-saving transplant from her brother because he doesn’t earn enough, a charity has said.

  • BBC

Shirley Kordie, 33, has hypoplastic MDS and will leave her son, Blessing, four, without a mother if she is not treated.

Cho 2bHer brother Joseph, who lives in Ghana, is a “perfect” stem cell match but his visa application was denied due to his “financial circumstances”.

The Home Office said it was “urgently reviewing” the…

Ms Kordie said: “My life is in danger – I…

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