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Hilary: My dad has left behind a footprint of hope

Writer Philip Martin’s daughter Hilary says he saw clinical trial as “important medical adventure.” Accomplished actor-turned writer, Philip Martin, leaves behind a strong legacy of work in TV. He created the cult hit BBC drama series Gangsters in the 1970s and later wrote two...

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Melanie: My initial reaction was disbelief.

Melanie Nixon from Hampshire has lived with a rare form of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma for nearly 20 years and she owes her life to a trial drug she was able to access at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. On International Women’s Day 2021 we are sharing Melanie’s remarkable story...

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Andy: 'Nothing progresses without clinical trials'

To mark the week of World Cancer Day 2021 we are sharing the story of 56-year-old father of two, Andy Ayres from Southampton who was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in the summer of 2019. Andy agreed to take part in a clinical trial and is now, thankfully, in remission and his story...

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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