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. …
The side effects of a transplant can affect your sex life and relationships, whether you’re single or in a couple. Issues like GvHD of the genitals, fatigue, emotional problems and the general stress of a life-changing event can all have an impact. We want to make it easier for all patients and families to talk openly…
Rayhan was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Stage 3A) in March 2014 at the age of 26. A year ago this month he had a cord transplant.
Rayhan spoke with Billie in Patient Services, about what his recovery has been like and what he has achieved.
In 2013, Nilush’s acute myeloid leukaemia returned – and he was told he’d need a stem cell transplant to have any chance of life. After several adult donors dropped out at the last minute, he was told he’d need a cord blood transplant.
Last year, Evie McClean had a stem cell transplant to treat her myelodysplasia – when she was just nine years old.
Here, Evie’s mum Nicki talks about their experiences of transplant – and why she wants there to be more awareness about just how straightforward stem cell donation can be.
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.