After Ronnie Manders was born with a rare form of childhood leukaemia, his family began rallying – both to add more donors to the Anthony Nolan register, and to raise lifesaving money in support of our research. This is the story of an amazing family – Ronnie’s family.
At the age of just 19, Jacob was diagnosed with lymphoma. Years later, he’s taking on his third London Marathon – and doing it in support of Anthony Nolan. This is his story.
Changes to body image are an important part of post-transplant recovery, and they can mean different things to each individual patient. Some side effects of treatment that affect body image can be expected. Other changes are not, and this can be difficult for patients and families to cope with.
In today’s blog, Hayley – Anthony Nolan Lead Nurse – discusses body image issues and where you can go for help.
Stem cell transplants, and other treatments for blood cancer, can result in side effects which cause changes to the body – in both appearance and function. We spoke to four patients about dealing with their body image post-transplant.
Nichola, along with her husband Ross, is taking on the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon as part of #TeamAN. This is her incredible story.
This year, Rose is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon in support of Anthony Nolan. Along with many other members of #TeamAN, she has an incredible story to tell – and it all begins in 2013, when she was unexpectedly diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma…