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Run stories: Andrew & Jenny Thompson

Article date 2015: Watch above: Andrew & Jenny's story   Andrew Thompson from Cannock ran the Morrisons Great Birmingham Run in 2015 for Cure Leukaemia in support of his wife of 23 years, Jenny. Jenny has Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and is treated on ward 625 at the Queen...

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Run stories: Andrew Holt

Click above to watch a video of Andrew and Aidan    Former International swimmer Andrew Holt from Worcester is currently battling Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) on ward 625 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham (QE).     His daughter’s boyfriend Aidan Dauncey is set...

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My Story: Nigel Deekes

Nigel Deekes was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) in 2011 aged 45 with a wife and two children and no indication that he was ill. Watch his inspiring story and find out how the research into CML, as well as treatment delivered at Birmingham led by Professor Charles Craddock has...

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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