49-year-old Deborah lives in Drayton, North Worcestershire with her partner. She has two children and is the Public Health Director for Dudley. Deborah was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in January 2016. She was treated with chemotherapy and had a stem cell transplant in June 2016 and is currently participating in a clinical trial. …
Hettie Maylam is running the Virgin Money London Marathon for Anthony Nolan in April. Here she tells her story – and why she’s running to support her dad Martin, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in 2012.
In 2013, Nilush’s acute myeloid leukaemia returned – and he was told he’d need a stem cell transplant to have any chance of life. After several adult donors dropped out at the last minute, he was told he’d need a cord blood transplant.
If you were following our coverage of the Virgin Money London Marathon last year, you might have seen a striking image. An Anthony Nolan runner, more than halfway through his 26.2 miles, practically bouncing up and down with energy, biceps clenched to the sky.
You might not have realised the incredible story behind that image – Eugene’s story. And here he tells it for the very first time.