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:
Posts by Jon Ware
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.
Despite overwhelming support for our cause from our supporters and friends, NHS England has confirmed that it will not routinely fund second stem cell transplants for patients who have relapsed.
This is our full December 2016 statement on this deeply disappointing development.
Some of the most incredible, lifesaving medical discoveries happened completely by accident. Want to know more? Take a look at our list of just a few fascinating examples…
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams calls them ‘finely crafted and vivid poems, formally well shaped, emotionally sharp and compassionate’ – and now ‘Heartlands’, a book of poetry from Jeni Braund, is on sale. She explains why she made the decision to donate all proceeds towards Anthony Nolan’s work:
Last year, Tony was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) – and told that he’d need a stem cell transplant to have a chance of life. In this moving two-part story, he tells us about his experiences and his recovery – and his wife Beth reflects on his astonishing decision to take on a lifesaving journey in support of Anthony Nolan.