A Southern California teacher with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and is undergoing treatment.
Mount Carmel teacher Eugene Borja is receiving treatment at for the cancer, which affects the white blood cells that fight infections. It is mainly found in children, but can afflict adults too.
Principal Teresa Anthony sent out this note to encourage the San-Diego area community to test if they could be potential bone marrow donors.
From the Principal's Desk:
As Mr. Borja continues to fight his leukemia, please remember to keep him in your prayers. Also, if you are of Pacific Islander or Asian heritage, we urge you to consider being tested as a possible bone marrow donor. Please read this article for more information about Mr. Borja and upcoming Asian American Donor Program marrow testing drives.