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Marrow test takes just a cheek swab

Posted: December 17, 2012 at 4:20 a.m.

Nittara Lauland swabs the mouth of Amber Church during a March bone-marrow drive at the Lakewood Village Shopping Park in North Little Rock.

Nittara Lauland swabs the mouth of Amber Church during a March bone-marrow drive at the Lakewood Village Shopping Park in North Little Rock.

Doctors said that if Leslie Harris doesn’t find a donor for a bone-marrow transplant, she will die — either from a recurrence of acute myeloid leukemia or from an infection or virus.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 12/17/2012

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