A record total of 253, 930 people entered the ballot for the 2017 London Marathon, alone…and this number increases year-on-year. So if you’re one of those brave people who’ve decided to run your first marathon, then read on.
Posts by Jon Ware
As part of this year’s World Cancer Day awareness-raising, we travelled to Parliament alongside six other charities, to talk to MPs about our lifesaving work.
Cassie from the Anthony Nolan Policy & Public Affairs team shares the story of the day.
On Tuesday night, there was an important debate in parliament about access to stem cell transplants. In this blog, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Amelia Chong, explains what happened and talks about making the patient voice heard.
In 1984, Sara Davies was asked to donate her stem cells to a complete stranger – Catherine Naylor. It was a historic moment, because it was the first time anyone had attempted to treat Catherine’s illness (chronic myeloid leukaemia) with a stem cell transplant.
More than 30 years on, Sara’s daughter Kate is doing something incredible; raising lifesaving funds for Anthony Nolan. Here, she kindly shares the amazing inter-generational story:
Illnesses and diseases have been with humans since the dawn of time. But sometimes – with good medicine, and research – we’ve been able to prevent illnesses from spreading too far or affecting too many lives. Find out more in our handy graphic:
In over 50 universities across the UK, our amazing Marrow students recruit donors to the Anthony Nolan register, raise vital funds, and spread the word. And every year, Marrowers come from across the country for our annual Marrow AGM, to discuss ideas, plan ahead, and celebrate all of their astonishing achievements.