Orlando girl with rare form of cancer recovering after life-saving transplant

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SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

ORLANDO, Fla. – An Orlando girl with a rare form of cancer is recovering well after receiving a life-saving treatment and should soon be able to leave the hospital.

Chloe Bella Carvalho, 4, needed a bone marrow transplant after being diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, also known as JMML.

But as doctors explained, because Chloe is Portuguese, she had a lower chance of finding a match.