WATCH: Montrealer Mai Duong still looking for stem cell match

An update on a story we told you about last week.

34 year old Mai Duong, wife and mother, has taken to social media, in hopes of finding a compatible Asian bone marrow donor.

Duong has an aggressive form of leukemia.

Her husband, Vlad Stesin tells CTV that her efforts have brought to light the lack of non-Caucasian stem cell donors.

" We seemed to have raised awareness for this. "

" People were not aware that bone marrow transplants are not necessarily done from siblings and family that, a lot of it, and actually the best option is just from a compatible donor from somewhere else in the world."

Hema Quebec says more than 100 people have asked to be tested.

Find out more about what you need to do to be a donor at sosmai.com

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