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11-month-old leukemia patient in remission days before bone marrow transplant

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Hadley Mercer (Source: Family photo) Hadley Mercer (Source: Family photo)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The family of an 11-month old girl battling acute myeloid leukemia has learned her cancer is remission just days before she undergoes a bone marrow transplant.

Hadley Mercer's family got the news after she underwent her third round of chemotherapy.

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Hadley's story and her need for a bone marrow transplant generated buzz across the country with hundreds of people turning out to be tested to find out if they were a match. Doctors found a 90 percent match and scheduled Hadley's transplant for Tuesday.

She turns one year old on May 8.

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