27 Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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We are the UK’s only charity dedicated to lymphoma, the fifth most common cancer. We're here to help, however you are affected. 

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Support our Blood Cancer Awareness Month campaign

 

Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer in the UK and every 27 minutes one of us is diagnosed.

We want everyone affected to know that we are here for them and we need your help to spread the word!

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month so it's the perfect time to get involved.

Show your support

Inform | Support | Connect

You can count on us.

  • Free helpline

    0808 808 5555 

    Our team is specially trained to offer you a listening ear and the information you need about your lymphoma.

  • Support groups

    Our friendly support groups are held regularly around the country so you have the opportunity to meet other people affected by lymphoma and share experiences.

  • Buddy support

    We can connect you to a buddy - specially trained volunteers who have a personal experience of lymphoma and can understand what you’re going through.

  • Online forums

    Connect to other people affected by lymphoma any time through our online discussion forums and ask those important questions from those who have been there.

Your stories

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Malcolm

Malcolm was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in 2007, aged 59. After treatment, he found the support network offered by Lymphoma Action invaluable is building his life back. Malcolm is sharing his story as part of our 2019 Blood Cancer Awareness Month campaign.

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Raveen

Raveen was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma when she was just 23. 
Now in remission, she volunteers her time to support our work and is part of our 2019 Blood Cancer Awareness Month campaign highlighting that one of us is diagnosed with lymphoma every 27 minutes.

Julia

Julia

Julia talks about her diagnosis of follicular lymphoma and how she is still trying to acknowledge the fact she has lymphoma.

Roger

Roger

Roger speaks with warmth, honesty and humour about his experience of high-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Latest news and views

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10 facts about lymphoma on World Lymphoma Awareness Day

World Lymphoma Awareness Day takes place on 15 September every year to raise awareness of lymphoma - the most common blood cancer. 

This year the campaign is encouraging people around the globe to share key facts about lymphoma - not only so more people are aware of the disease, but because research shows that people affected feel more confident when they are more informed.

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Every 27 minutes someone is diagnosed with lymphoma. With your help we can provide the vital information and support they need to cope with their diagnosis, treatment and living with lymphoma.