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Bone Marrow Transplant

A Bay Area man’s fight against cancer unveiled an even bigger problem for his specific ethnic group--the Filipino American community. He continues to work to beat the odds for him and others like him. Ryan Manansala

Man’s Fight Against Cancer Unveils Challenge Finding Asian-American Bone Marrow Donors

Nearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.

05/26/2014

(AP)

Apparent Immunity Gene ‘Cures’ Bay Area Man Of AIDS

A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011