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TWPA and DKMS to host North London cheek swab session to boost Turkish donor numbers on UK blood register

A simple cheek swab is all it takes to become a blood stem donor. Your details are then added to the national blood register, where the Turkish community is chronically under-represented, and it could help save a life. Four years ago, the Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA), a registered British charity in Turnpike Lane, North […]

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Urgent appeal to save 4-year-old leukaemia sufferer Dillan Ramsey-Aksehir

The parents of a toddler battling against blood cancer have made a desperate plea to the British public to help them find a bone marrow match. Four-year-old Dillan, who is half Turkish through his father, needs to have a transplant by October to increase his chances of survival. Dillan’s family, who live in London, said […]

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Young people answer the call to ‘Swab For Talia’

Over fifty people attended a swab session in North London on Wednesday evening in the hope of becoming a blood match for Talia Tosun. The Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association in Turnpike Lane, Wood Green, worked with blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, who were on hand to take swabs from those who attended. The simple process […]