David’s stem cell donation took place in April 2017 – and he’s kindly shared his story to encourage more people to join the Anthony Nolan register. Read on!
In late 2015, Luke donated his stem cells to give a complete stranger the chance of life.
In today’s blog, he talks about his experiences of donating – and explains why he’s supporting Anthony Nolan this World Cancer Day.
Claire Parsons is the Senior Physiotherapist Oncology at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Claire has worked in oncology for twelve years and works with people in early recovery after transplant.
Here she talks about the importance of being active before, during and after a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
When he was just five years old, Alex Hannard was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder – and found support in local rugby legends the Templars, and Harlequins RFC.
Eight years later, after a stem cell transplant from a complete stranger, Alex talks about how rugby stars have shown their generosity, kindness and decency.
Andrew Checkley is a remarkable man. Not only has he been a lifesaving donor twice – giving both bone marrow and stem cells and experiencing both methods of donation – but he’s also volunteered as a donor visitor to help other people going through the same experience.
In this blog, he tells his incredible story.
With the help of our colleagues at Be The Match in the U.S., here’s the latest news from the world of stem cell transplant research.