After two years of anonymous letters, Ross had an emotional Christmas meeting in Cologne with his donor Pascal, who he now thinks of as his ‘brother’. The two have created a special bond and are looking forward to meeting again in England next year.
Pip has found motivation for taking on RideLondon in some incredible places – from supporting one of her closest friends, to becoming a stem cell donor herself! This is her amazing, and lifesaving, journey. I signed up to the stem cell register through Anthony Nolan in 2013 when one of my closest friends was diagnosed…
After Max donated his stem cells to potentially save someone’s life, he felt ‘overwhelmingly happy’ and was inspired to do more. Shocked that more people weren’t aware of stem cell donation, he decided that 2019 was the year for a big challenge with the help of the most powerful mathematical force in the universe… When…
At Anthony Nolan, we use our groundbreaking technology to match patients in need with stem cell donors across the UK. That includes potential donors from our colleagues at sister registries, like the British Bone Marrow Registry (a division of NHS Blood & Transplant).
In today’s blog, we’re hearing from Sue, who registered with the BBMR, and donated her stem cells in 2006.
‘Do it. Don’t think about it. Think about the what ifs: what if it was you, your family, your friends? What if there was someone out there who could help them so easily, and hadn’t?’
In early 2015, mum-of-two Sarah found herself donating stem cells to give a complete stranger the chance of life. In today’s blog, she tells her story.