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Selby teenager needs a bone marrow donar

Selby teenager needs a bone marrow donar

5:44am 22nd January 2010
(Updated 5:51am 25th January 2010)

A family from Selby say the clock is ticking for their teenage son who has leukemia.

17 year old Ben Rishworth is in deperate need of a bone marrow transplant to survive.

Despite the best efforts of his family, a match still hasn't been found.

Today, York District Hospital are working with the Anthony Nolan Trust to try and encourage more people to get tested.

Every 20 minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed with a life-threatening blood disorder.

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