Matthew had his transplant in 2015 when he was 20 years old, after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). He spoke to Billie in the Anthony Nolan Patient Services team about his experiences.
On 12th May 2015, Hayleigh (a community nurse working in Aberdeenshire) celebrated International Nurses Day with a difference – by donating her stem cells to a complete stranger. Today, in the run-up to International Nurses Day 2017, she’s sharing her amazing story.
When going through tough or challenging times, exercise can be a helpful way of supporting your mood, emotional wellbeing, and mental health. Our latest graphic offers some top tips:
David’s stem cell donation took place in April 2017 – and he’s kindly shared his story to encourage more people to join the Anthony Nolan register. Read on!
Reaching a year post-transplant is a significant milestone for blood cancer patients.
Billie in the Anthony Nolan Patient Services team spoke to Joanna, who had her transplant in 2016 to treat acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
Joanna told us what her recovery was really like, and shared tips for other patients going through those difficult first few months. She also talked about the huge effect a transplant has on those closest to you, and how her family have grown closer in coping together.
We’ve put together an Ultimate To-Do List of the top adventures around the world. From mountain climbing in Africa to snorkeling in Fiji, our list covers all parts of the world, and includes activities for all tastes. So whether you’d prefer to relax in Iceland’s geothermal pools, or swim with crocodiles in Australia, there’s bound to be something that floats your boat.