Alex Tung is a young Chinese-American with acute myeloid leukemia. He’s in his fourth and final round of chemotherapy.
Alex’s final round of chemotherapy will be on November 26th. Doctors say his chances for survival are slim if he doesn’t find a donor match before then.
Asian patients find a donor only about 40% of the time. In the US, approximately one person dies from blood cancer every 10 minutes.
Don’t let Alex become a statistic. Register to become a bone marrow donor today! Here's how you can save lives:
By going to BeThe Match.org you can register to have a packet mailed to you. When it arrives, just follow the instructions on the packet, then swipe the inside of your cheeks with the provided cotton swab. After you have finished, please mail the packet back to the registry.
Register with Asians For Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M)
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, call 213-625-2802 or visit www.a3mhope.org for more information on how to register to become a potential bone marrow donor or host your own drive today!
Tzu Chi Foundation, San Dimas, Ca
Register at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation:
- Western Region
1100 S. Valley Center Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773
Tzu Chi Clinic & Centers
Register at any of the following locations:
- Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center
1000 S. Garfield Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801
- Buddhist Tzu Chi Community Dental Clinic
10414 Vacco Street, South El Monte, CA 91773
- Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation San Gabriel Valley Service Center
620 Flair Drive, El Monte, CA 91731