Steve had his transplant in 2013 to treat acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. He spoke to Billie in Patient Services about his experiences and preparing for transplant over the Christmas period. Preparing for transplant Tell me about when you were diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia I was first diagnosed in summer 2012. I’d been feeling unwell at…
A healthy gut We have known for a long time that our digestive system is home to billions of tiny microbes that help us digest our food properly. We are even encouraged to look after them by drinking “pro-biotic” products that we are told will aid our digestion. But recent research has shown that bacteria…
Paul (57), from Grays in Essex, had a transplant in 2014 for T-cell leukaemia. He’s shared his experiences of life after transplant with us, particularly living with graft versus host disease (GvHD), which is a complication of having a stem cell transplant.
The recovery period for a stem cell transplant can be a challenging, even overwhelming time. You can find yourself having to deal with the pressures of isolation, and side effects – including changes in appetite.
In this powerful, personal blog, Noreen Siddiqui gives us a diary of the first 100 days after her daughter Ayesha’s stem cell transplant.
With the help of our colleagues at Be The Match in the U.S., we’ve collated the latest news from the world of stem cell transplant research.
Read on to learn about treatment options for older people with acute myeloid leukaemia, a new drug with potential for treating GvHD, and new studies on haploidentical transplantation.
In 2004 Alex Heelis was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia. After many years of treatment, she is now in remission, and her friends wanted to show their support Alex and all that she has gone through
So they decided to take on an epic cycling challenge, riding 180 miles from town to town with each destination starting with a letter, to spell out ‘Anthony Nolan’.