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Jacob and his family whisk up tasty treats for LMRUK

Jacob and his family whisk up tasty treats for LMRUK

When seven-year-old Jacob Haygarth and his family lost a close family member to leukaemia last year, his family rallied round and set up a cake stall at the end of their drive to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK, which has risen in popularity with local...

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Amy takes to the skies to raise money for LMRUK

Amy takes to the skies to raise money for LMRUK

31-year-old Amy Crawford from South Port wanted to take on a brave and bold challenge to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK in memory of her inspirational mum. This February, Amy will be taking to the skies to complete her first ever skydive for charity!...

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Ready, set, race… Sarah’s 2020 London Marathon

Ready, set, race… Sarah’s 2020 London Marathon

Following in her father’s running footsteps, 24-year-old Sarah Harrison from Milton Keynes is taking on the 2020 London Marathon to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK. Here is Sarah’s fundraising story: “My dad is a keen runner and has taken part in many...

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Cord blood banking – survey results

Cord blood banking – survey results

There are many advantages of using umbilical cord blood stem cells to tackle blood cancer and other diseases, such as being easily available and not needing to be an exact tissue match to the patient. However, the process and reasons for storing umbilical cord blood...

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Our November Newsletter

Our November Newsletter

Our latest newsletter shines a spotlight on one of our inspirational fundraisers, highlights our exciting plans for World Cord Blood Day and includes statistics from our new informative blood cancer guide. Read our November newsletter here. If you’d like to sign up to...

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We’re an Official Participant in World Cord Blood Day 2019

We’re an Official Participant in World Cord Blood Day 2019

On November 15th, in celebration of World Cord Blood Day 2019, we will join experts from around the globe to educate parents, healthcare professionals and the public about the current uses of cord blood stem cells as well as ground-breaking research in this area of...

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Understanding blood cancer – our information guide

Understanding blood cancer – our information guide

Blood cancer is the 5th most common cancer in the UK, with over 100 known types, many of which are extremely rare.    We’ve put together an informative guide for patients and healthcare professionals exploring the three main types of blood cancer; leukaemia, myeloma...

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Sophie’s epic 24-hour non-stop charity walk

Sophie’s epic 24-hour non-stop charity walk

After her mum Sue was diagnosed with Myeloma, 24-year-old Sophie Baker decided to take on an epic challenge to raise money for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK.  Here is Sophie’s fundraising story: “When I found out my mum was diagnosed with myeloma, I wanted to do...

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