‘When it comes to your own health, being a doctor can be both a blessing and a curse.’ In 2014, Jaya Ravindran found out that he had acute T cell lymphoblastic lymphoma/leukaemia – a kind of blood cancer. As a doctor himself, he knew all too well how things could go, which, he says,…
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…
Will was 25 years old when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). He has one sibling, George, who turned out to be a 10/10 match for him – and so Will was able to have a sibling transplant.
Billie in the Patient Services Team spoke to each of them to learn more about how they found the experience.
Returning to work after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant can be a challenging time – and it varies for every patient. In today’s blog, Billie from the Patient Team spoke to three different people about their experiences returning to work: Ian, Jemma, and Brian.
Sarah Dyce, 34, from South London is stepping up her marathon training as she prepares to run to raise money for Anthony Nolan.
In 2000, Carl was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia, and was told he’d need a bone marrow transplant to have any chance of life. In today’s blog, he tells us about his experiences, and how he’s raising funds for Anthony Nolan to save more lives.