El Estoque

Cure Cancer Cafe both entertaining and beneficial

Cure Cancer Cafe both entertaining and beneficial

Amrutha Dorai

March 12, 2013

Octagon hosts annual event to raise money for cancer research. Read More »...

Annual Cure Cancer Café to be held March 9

Annual Cure Cancer Café to be held March 9

Eva Spitzen

March 7, 2013

Last year, as the Cupertino community jumped into full swing attempting to find a bone marrow donor for leukemia patient and Class of 2007 alumnus Jack Chin, Chin described his own chances of his survival as “in a gray area.” One year later, Chin, who found a donor thanks to fundraising and awaren...

Alumnus Jack Chin finds donor match after four month search

Alumnus Jack Chin finds donor match after four month search

Aafreen Mahmood

May 2, 2012

On April 16, Class of 2007 alumnus Jack Chin posted news that many of his followers on the Facebook page “Save Jack from Leukemia” were hoping for:  “Thank you all for the help and support you have been giving me. In a week, I will be undergoing one of the most dangerous and arduous procedures...

AADP hosts donor registry at Cupertino Library on March 25

AADP hosts donor registry at Cupertino Library on March 25

Aafreen Mahmood

March 25, 2012

On March 25, the Asian American Donor Program held its fourth donor registry of the day, and one of the 29 drives it has held in the past month, at the Cupertino Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. According to AADP Outreach Coordinator Michelle Chan, over 30 Cupertino residents cheek-swabbed for class of 2007 al...

You don’t know Jack

You don’t know Jack

Aafreen Mahmood

March 12, 2012

His body curled up into a ball, lying on a hospital bed after several surgeries and chemotherapy treatments: he was motionless — except for a single finger brushing the back of his mother’s hand. “He couldn’t speak, but he was just trying to thank [his] mom and give her the message,” Chinese...

Staff, administrators, AADP to hold donor registry on Feb. 10

Staff, administrators, AADP to hold donor registry on Feb. 10

Aafreen Mahmood

February 8, 2012

Jack Chin, a Class of 2007 alumnus, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in the summer of 2011. After numerous medical tests, Chin was informed that he needed a bone marrow transplant to survive. To assist him in the search for a matching donor, staff members and administration will be hold...