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. …
‘He’d only been in this world for five or six months.’
Olly was born with HLH, a very rare and life-threatening condition that affects the immune system – and his parents were told he needed a stem cell transplant to have any chance of life.
Here’s the story of what happened next.
In 2013, Alex spoke to us about living with Graft versus Host Disease after a transplant and the effect it’s had on her body.
Two years have passed since the video was filmed, and we’ve recently caught up with Alex on how about how she’s learned to accept the changes and adapted her lifestyle to suit her needs.