When Elise Smith joined our register in June 2013 she never expected to become a stem cell donor twice nor did she expect to find love – but she did. Her decision to help others kick-started her date with destiny and set her on her path to meet her future husband to discuss being…
Journalist, writer and broadcaster Carl Anka blogs honestly about his fears and concerns around donating and how he overcame them to do an ‘amazing’ and ‘selfless’ act. My friend was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, and a lot of my friends and I signed up in support. To be honest, I signed up then mostly…
Working Towards Wellbeing helps people with chronic health conditions to be able to manage their symptoms and get more out of life, to help a return to work.
Billie in the Patient Team spoke to Dr Julie Denning, a Chartered Health Psychologist and Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society, about her work with them.
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.
At Anthony Nolan, we recruit lifesavers – with a register of more than 550,000 people in the UK, all of them ready and waiting to donate stem cells or bone marrow to a patient in need.
But once you’re on the register, how likely are you to actually donate? In this blog, we explain the facts.
If you’re on the Anthony Nolan register, you have about a 1 in 900 chance of being chosen as a match for a patient with blood cancer or a blood disorder in the next five years (1 in 200 if you’re a young man).
Which makes James’ story all the more incredible – because in the past five years, he’s donated three times!