For most people who’ve had a stem cell transplant, the return to work doesn’t occur until at least a year post-transplant. However, some are able to go back sooner – like Mark, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2015, and made his return to work a few months post-transplant.
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.
Today, Team Margot have launched ‘Light The Way’ – a moving, must-hear song created by students at Elstree Technical College in memory of Margot Martini, and to encourage more people to sign up to the UK stem cell donor register. Daniella Bernard, one of the song’s creators, takes us through the process of creating its creation.
Today, Team Margot have launched ‘Light The Way’ – a moving, must-hear song created by students at Elstree Technical College in memory of Margot Martini, and to encourage more people to sign up to the UK stem cell donor register.
Rachel has received two stem cell transplants to treat her acute myeloid leukaemia – ever since, she’s been blogging about her journey.
She spoke to Billie in the Patient team about her experiences, and how her life and outlook has changed.
At the age of just 26, Ailis was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. Eight years on, she looks back at her experiences of stem cell transplant and recovery – and talks about her amazing upcoming challenge, taking on the Great North Run for Anthony Nolan.