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'Chemotherapy was the easy part.'

Article date 2017:   In 2005, aged 15, Katherine Boulton from Stoke in Coventry represented Great Britain in a swimming competition in the United States when she met then President George Bush Jnr and legendary gymnast Nadia Comaneci. She enjoyed swimming competitively and was studying...

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'Without the Centre & Cure Leukaemia I probably wouldn't be here.'

Article date 2017:  Life was going well for me. I’d just got a new job as Director of Public Health and had moved into a cottage in the country, both lifelong dreams of mine. I’d been feeling tired and run down and knew there was something wrong, then after some blood tests in January...

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'It's always someone else until it's you.'

Article date 2017:   Earlier this year, KPMG Birmingham raised funds for Cure Leukaemia at their annual dinner. When the cheque was presented to the charity's CEO James McLaughlin a few weeks later a video was shown to the members of staff present to show where the funds raised would...

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The Trials Acceleration Programme (TAP)

How funds raised for Cure Leukaemia help save lives

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"Cure Leukaemia’s funding of the UK Trials Acceleration Programme (TAP) is a game-changer and increases the access for blood cancer patients to potentially transformative new therapies."

Sir John Bell
"Cure Leukaemia’s funding of the UK Trials Acceleration Programme (TAP) is a game-changer and increases the access for blood cancer patients to potentially transformative new therapies."

Sir John Bell