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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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Umbilical cord blood took down Johnathon’s leukaemia

Umbilical cord blood took down Johnathon’s leukaemia

Johnathon was 16 years old when he was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2011. Umbilical cord blood stem cells saved his life. Johnathon's mother, Jacqui Albans tells us more: Johnathon hadn't been very well - he was very tired and losing weight, and it got to the stage...

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Hadrian’s Wall Trek for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

Hadrian’s Wall Trek for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

On 28th to 30th June 2019, Lisa Morris from Hertfordshire took on the challenging trek across Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland to raise funds for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK.  The 26-mile trek, with a difficulty rating of ‘tough’, took place over two days and...

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Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Stem cell match boy ‘doing well’

Oscar Saxelby-Lee: Stem cell match boy ‘doing well’

The mother of a boy with leukaemia says he is feeling "well" three weeks after a stem cell transplant. A stem cell match was found for five-year-old Oscar Saxelby-Lee after about 5,000 people joined a donor register. Olivia Saxelby said her son was treated for a virus...

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Our First Newsletter!

Our First Newsletter!

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Alan’s mighty stride for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

Alan’s mighty stride for Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK

We are very grateful for the outstanding efforts of all our fundraisers who are the mainstay of our charity. Here’s how Alan from Glasgow has been helping us.  Alan’s KiltWalk  “In July 2017 my partner’s father Bobby was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). ...

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