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Discover the different ways to fundraise

Discover the different ways to fundraise

There are many ways to support our charity and the vital work we do funding advanced new research into the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of blood cancers. We’re shining a light on some of our super fundraisers who have been raising money through alternative methods...

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Local myeloma support group celebrates 100th monthly meeting

Local myeloma support group celebrates 100th monthly meeting

The West Lancs and Merseyside Myeloma Support Group celebrated its 100th monthly meeting by holding an afternoon tea social meeting at O'Briens cafe in Ormskirk on Tuesday 7th May 2024. The event was well attended by 28 members who are all patients and carers affected...

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Two sisters fundraising for blood cancer research

Two sisters fundraising for blood cancer research

Two sisters from Grimsby are preparing to run the Hackney Half Marathon in May to raise money for blood cancer research in memory of their Grandad. Lottie Bacon, 21, and her sister Georgie, 25, have been fundraising for various blood cancer charities over the last...

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Five facts about AML you might not know

Five facts about AML you might not know

There are over 100 variants of blood cancer, including types of Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma. They can come in different forms from acute (fast-growing) to chronic (slow-growing). Sunday 21st April marks Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) World Awareness Day which sees...

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Golf Captain’s year of fundraising for blood cancer

Golf Captain’s year of fundraising for blood cancer

A keen golfer who lost both his parents to blood cancers is dedicating his year as captain of his local club to raising funds for Leukaemia and Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK). On 1st April, Kevin Pluck, 59, took over the captaincy of the golf club that plays at Kingsway...

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Running for blood cancer awareness

Running for blood cancer awareness

Two keen runners have raised more than £1,500 for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK). Francis Lea, 25 and Chris Cattrall, 44, took part in events at Dorney Lakes, near Windsor on Sunday (March 10) and raised the money through sponsorship from friends, family...

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Our Spring 2024 update

Our Spring 2024 update

In our March e-newsletter, we share how we’re marking Myeloma Awareness Month by teaming up with members of the West Lancs & Merseyside Myeloma Support Group, as well as sharing facts about this form of blood cancer. We also shine a light on our recent fundraisers...

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Myeloma patients share their stories to help others

Myeloma patients share their stories to help others

Five Myeloma patients have shared their symptoms and diagnosis to help others affected by blood cancer to mark Myeloma Awareness Month this March. In an initiative led by Leukaemia and Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK), we’ve partnered with members of the West Lancs &...

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