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. …
Dr Isabel White is a clinical research fellow in psychosexual practice at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. Here she talks about how she helps men who have had a stem cell transplant to overcome concerns about their sexual health in her clinic. Why do men come to see you? Their most common sexual difficulties…
Sarah Dyce, 34, from South London is stepping up her marathon training as she prepares to run to raise money for Anthony Nolan.
Norman Grimes became one of the first people in the world to successfully donate bone marrow when he saved the life of aplastic anaemia patient Joanna Ciruk in 1981.
Now Norman, of Gravesend in Kent, is preparing to run his ninth marathon to raise money for Anthony Nolan.
Last year, Evie McClean had a stem cell transplant to treat her myelodysplasia – when she was just nine years old.
Here, Evie’s mum Nicki talks about their experiences of transplant – and why she wants there to be more awareness about just how straightforward stem cell donation can be.
For our latest blog, our Patient Experience Team got in touch with Chloe Wright from Carers UK, to answer your questions about looking after someone who’s having a bone marrow transplant.