James: I was determined to show what was possible in the...

It’s fair to say anyone battling leukaemia has to show an immense amount of fortitude, drive and courage to make the journey back to health. But...

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James: I was determined to show what was possible in the face of adversity

It’s fair to say anyone battling leukaemia has to show an immense amount of fortitude, drive and courage to make the journey back to health. But in the story of James Wells, those nouns simply don’t do his road to remission proper justice.  The 32-year-old twice came back from the brink...

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Gerard: I am lucky not to have actually ever felt ill.

Retired teacher Gerard Lancaster, from Stockport, is feeling fighting fit, despite being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, Thyroid Cancer and eventually acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) over the past half century. Gerard, 84, now is currently half-way through the second cycle of a clinical...

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Playing a festival in front of thousands of people gives you a high like no other. But for Kevin Bales, of British rock band Spiritualized, the experience of performing at the Field Day Festival in the New York Giants Stadium was at a different level. It was simply the joy of being alive and...

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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