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.
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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.
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.