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Lucy’s birthday fundraiser 

Lucy’s birthday fundraiser 

Lucy Drew, a 31-year-old primary school teacher in Somerset marked her birthday this year with a fundraiser in memory of her brother-in-law Nik Drew, who lost his battle with leukaemia at the age of 40 on Saturday 15th February 2020.  Here is Lucy’s story: “Nik was...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update 

You will be aware of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and during this challenging time we are keeping a close watch on advice from Public Health England.  The current advice can be found here:...

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Donate in Memory Month –how can you get involved?

Donate in Memory Month –how can you get involved?

This March is our Donate in Memory month and we’re encouraging people to support our vital research into stem cell therapies by donating in memory of a loved one who has been affected by blood cancer.  There are three main types of cancers of the blood; lymphoma,...

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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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