Leukaemia Status Update | 6-Months Post-Transplant

Most common questions…

What is my cancer status…

What could have caused it…

What have I been doing for the past 6 months…

What do I plan to do for the future…

… delivered in this video.  Thank you for taking the time to watch it <3



Cancer Fund Aid https://donorbox.org/caringforemilylolatan

Liv Magazine: https://liv-magazine.com/talk-resilience-two-amazing-hongkongers/

South China Morning Post: https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/article/2171424/how-hardiness-helped-malaysian-weather-multitude-blows

Pacific Muscle Chats with Mitch Tamiau
(iTunes) https://podcasts.apple.com/zw/podcast/battling-leukaemia-w-emily-tan/id1467731768?i=1000441047297
(Spotify) https://open.spotify.com/episode/4FvjBXgReu8qo7wIoDkGxE?si=es25zwuGR9eXOGiQNHBf2w
*Show notes https://emilylolatan.com/2019/07/05/pmcshownotes/

Hong Kong Confidential with Jules Hannaford
(iTunes) https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-69-tap-cancer-out/id1321295078?i=1000426304699
(Spotify) https://open.spotify.com/episode/7drN3XUU0lO1D36ojXCejq?si=iojuauIUTt6CDZTULHNnWg


Diagnosis, Treatment & Bone Marrow Donor Registries

Diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (Blood Cancer) in April 2018 while I was in Spain. Age 32.

Induction chemotherapy started 2 days after diagnosis.

Returned to Hong Kong for 3 rounds of consolidation chemotherapies and a bone marrow transplant.
My wonderful donor match is unrelated and found thanks to the efforts of bone marrow donor registries in Hong Kong and in China.

Bone marrow matches are not easy to find, so if you do match someone, you’re likely the only hope of survival for said someone.

Learn about how YOU can save a life.
Learn how you can DO SOMETHING about cancer.
Search “How to be a bone marrow donor” in your country.

USA https://bethematch.org/

CANADA http://blood.ca

UK http://dkms.org.uk

AUSTRALIA http://abmdr.org.au

SINGAPORE http://bmdp.org

SPAIN http://fcarreras.org

HONG KONG https://www5.ha.org.hk/rcbts/enarticle.asp?bid=56&MenuID=6#.XR8Y_ZMzYWo

FAQs about donating bone marrow/stem cells: https://bethematch.org/support-the-cause/donate-bone-marrow/donation-faqs/

YouTube thumbnail photo by Daniel Rosenthal


My Fighting-Cancer-Fund Aid.  Thank you for supporting me and my quest to live on.

Published by Emily Lola Tan

I've been told that I'm tiny but tough, so I must have gotten SOME things right. On the inside, I feel like a mushy marshmellow who's a hopeless romantic and find corny cute. Writing "About Me" sections had evolved in the past x years of online profiles, currently, it sits at me still hungry for enlightening experiences and insightful traveling, particularly with human connections. My story at full length on the "About" page :) Thank you for poking around!

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