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Mark - I cannot thank them enough

It’s been a rollercoaster for Mark Rankin in his blood cancer journey – but he’s now very happy to be at a restful stage of the ride. Mark was a new dad, at 32, to daughter Harper, when he was given the devastating news that he had chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). The diagnosis, following...

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Shaun Steer: I battled AML and COVID – and survived!

The situation for Shaun Steer was critical as he lay in a coma, battling both AML and COVID. In fact, his partner Kelly was told “not to get your hopes up”. But the 38-year-old defied logic to recover and is now in remission. Steer, a popular chef working at Pizza Express, is quick to...

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John: I have not looked back

Patient John Beaumont has spoken glowingly of the care he’s been receiving at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester – and specifically a brimming admiration for his “special, smart and funny” TAP nurse. John, who is under the care of Nicola Heazell and her team, took time out today...

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"Cure Leukaemias 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 Leukaemias 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