Surgeon seeks stem cell donor for seriously ill daughter, 12, being treated in London hospital

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  • November 20, 2020
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surgeon is desperately searching for a blood stem cell donor to save the life of his seriously ill daughter, who is being treated in London hospital.

Arya Lloyd, 12, first complained of stomach pains in May this year, and initially her parents thought they were general growing pains.

But when the pains persisted, Arya was referred to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington and she was diagnosed with the life-threatening blood disorder aplastic anaemia.

Doctors say her best chance of survival is through a blood stem transplant.

Her parents Geraint Lloyd, a consultant general surgeon, and dentist Brundha Lloyd, 47, were told they would only be a 50 per cent match at best and that Arya needs a 10/10 match.