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Little athlete 6 years after cancer courtesy of umbilical cord blood

9-year-old Theo Lazardis scored 2 goals at hockey competitions, which
previously could not even visit because of weakness. He is now the star of a
sports show organized by the Guns & Hoses Foundation, which helped him
fight cancer.
And in 2011, when the boy was 2 years old, he was diagnosed with a rare
and aggressive form of blood cancer – acute myeloblastic leukemia. 2 years
of treatment were sponsored by Guns & Hoses. Back in 2012, Theo was too
weak to attend sporting events, and one year later he could not watch the
game organized by Guns & Hoses because it was necessary to go back to
the hospital.
The treatment was long and complex, including chemotherapy, regardless of
which child had a relapse. However, the use of umbilical cord blood helped
overcome a terrible disease. Last 6 years the boy is in remission. Now Theo
plays at the Guns & Hoses Foundation events, helping raise funds for other
patients.

Source: https://www.squamishchief.com/sports/local-sports/six-years-since-
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