Welcome to our CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most. Deran was diagnosed with ALL B-Cell leukemia on 3 Sep 2015 from a check up blood test. He is male, over age 10 and with over 50,000 blast cells at diagnosis which made him a medium risk patient with borderline high, based on treatment response to BFM 2009 protocol.