Luke joined the Anthony Nolan stem cell register in 2013 after loosing his uncle to multiple myeloma. Few years later he became a donor himself. Here is his story: How it all started… I joined the Anthony Nolan register back in 2013, at a Lincoln Marrow ‘Give a Spit’ event. This was not my…
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. …
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!
Every single day, the Anthony Nolan search team scours stem cell donor registries across the world, looking for a match for a UK patient in need. In today’s blog, Katherine (our Search & Selection Coordinator) explains a little about what her role involves.
‘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.
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.