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Marrow drive leads to transplant for 6-year-old

Monday was a big day for 6-year-old Alex Cesar. The Juneau boy, whose family's statewide bone marrow donor drive registered more than 1,000 donors since his April 27 diagnosis...

Help for Alex Cesar The GSC Aquabears Alumni is sponsoring a spaghetti feed and kids carnival fund-raiser for 6-year-old leukemia patient Alex Cesar from 5 to 8 p.m., June 12, at the Juneau-Douglas High School...
Photo: Marching for cancer survivors

Robert Cesar and his son, Alex Cesar, pause Sunday to examine a replica of the Liberty Bell outside the Capitol. Alex recently won a battle against leukemia. They marched from Centennial Hall to honor National Cancer Survivors Day. Sound off on the important issues at
Boy who inspired statewide marrow drive comes home

All hail - Cesar has returned to Juneau victorious after a nine-month battle. Six-year-old Alex Cesar came home to the state capital Thursday after an extended stay at Children's Hospital in Seattle, where he underwent treatment...
Drives slated for bone-marrow donors

...bone marrow match has led to potentially life-saving blood-sample drives around Southeast Alaska. When relatives of Alex Cesar, a 6-year-old Juneau boy with leukemia, realized they needed to be tested as possible donors of bone marrow, they...
Around Town

...12:15 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. Spaghetti feed and fund-raiser for Alex Cesar, 5-8 p.m., JDHS Commons. Kids carnival. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for youth. Sponsored by GSC Aquabears...
Center to cover more costs of SE blood drive

...processing blood samples donated by 321 Caucasians in a recent drive Southeast Alaska, center officials said. The family of Alex Cesar, 6, of Juneau, who has leukemia, organized drives in late May and early June in several Southeast Alaska communities...
Alaska Digest

...Drive, in the Mendenhall Valley, for 6-year-old Alex Cesar. The highest priority is for Native Alaskan and Filipino...are the most likely source of matches, Andrea Quinto, Alex Cesar's aunt, said the has very few white blood cells and...
Bone marrow donor, recipient's family connect in Juneau

...He was about to hang up when he heard an emotional voice. "She told me, 'My name is Rachel. I'm the mother of Alex Cesar,'" he said. "'That's the patient you donated the bone marrow to.' " A year and a half after helping save the...
Alaska Digest

...potential donors, but rather a swab of their cheek. A similar drive led to a bone marrow transplant for Juneau's Alex Cesar, the recipient of last month's Cancer Connection Youth Inspiration Award. Halcro chooses a running mate ANCHORAGE...


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