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UPDATED: Leukemia Patient Dies after Life Saving Procedure Delayed by Feds

posted by Randall

Helen Huynh with grandson

Helen Huynh with her grandson at the hospital


 
Reporting by Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

 
(Editor Note: This story has been updated with an interview with the family)
 
A Southern California woman who fought her battle with leukemia bravely until the end despite obstacles from the State Department has died.… Read more

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Oct 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

Vietnamese woman awaits stem cell transplant, but visa system still broken for many

posted by Brittney Le
Helen Huynh (left)

Helen Huynh (right) celebrates a birthday with family

By Brittany Le
AsAmNews Staff writer

Important tests are now being conducted to see if doctor’s can proceed with the stem cell transplant that could save the life of leukemia patient Helen Huynh.

Immigration authorities had persistently denied Huynh’s sister Thuy Nguyen an emergency visa to come … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Emergency Visa Granted to Vietnamese Woman to Save her Sister’s Life in California

posted by Randall

Helen Huynh

An Orange County woman should now be able to get the life saving treatment that immigration authorities had denied her the chance to get.

KABC reports Helen Huynh of Orange County near Los Angeles has leukemia and needs a stem cell transplant. Her sister is a perfect match, but she is in Vietnam and immigration … Read more

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Woman denied visa and chance to save her sister’s life

Woman denied visa and chance to save her sister’s life

posted by Ed Diokno

 

A stem cell donor who could save the life of her sister is being prevented from entering the United States because American Embassy officials won’t issue a visa to her.

 

Helen Huynh was diagnosed the most aggressive form of leukemia on Feb. 14. The best way to save her … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 5, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Jeremy Lin Gains Inspiration from Young Cancer Patient

Jeremy Lin Gains Inspiration from Young Cancer Patient

posted by Randall

Jeremy LinYou wouldn’t blame Jeremy Lin for being down.

He’s finally getting a chance to start in the NBA, but just a few games into the season, the Brooklyn Nets point guard goes down with an injury that will have him out for at least two weeks.

Lin admitted he felt sorry for himself as he … Read more

HAPA

Jan 13, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Family Pleads for Bone Marrow Donor for Young Hapa

Family Pleads for Bone Marrow Donor for Young Hapa

posted by Louis Chan

Lara

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

I’ve never met Lara, but what a beautiful smile she has.

You’d hate to see that smile disappear forever.

The world needs more happy people.

Doctors diagnosed Lara with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in December and she needs a bone marrow transplant by April.

That’s just four months away, so … Read more

Health

Oct 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on NDTV: @Stanford Professor Dies While Waiting for Bone Marrow

NDTV: @Stanford Professor Dies While Waiting for Bone Marrow

posted by Randall

 

Nalimby AmbadyA professor of Psychology from Stanford University has died of leukemia after an unsuccessful six month drive to find her a bone marrow donor, reports NDTV 

Nalini Ambady was the first Indian American to teach in the University’s Psychology department.

“For nearly a year, she was in and out of hospitals. The last stint … Read more

Health

Jul 29, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Victoria Advocate: Reunion with Twin Could Save Vietnamese American’s Life

Victoria Advocate: Reunion with Twin Could Save Vietnamese American’s Life

posted by Randall

HealthThanh Nguyen hasn’t seen his twin brother in 10 years. Thanh came to the United States in 1975, escaping his home country of Vietnam the day the war ended.

His twin brother Trung stayed behind. But as the Victoria Advocate reports, an unfortunate twist of fate has brought the two together.

Thanh has been getting … Read more

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