Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and as lymphoma is the most common form of blood cancer we aim to raise awareness - with your help!

Every 27 minutes one of us is diagnosed with lymphoma

Throughout September we want to tell as many people as possible about lymphoma to highlight the fact it is the most common form of blood cancer and to make sure people know the symptoms and that we are there for them if they need information and support. 

We have a different emphasis to the campaign every year and are still working on 2021 - but here are some ways you can show your support: 

  • Order or download our symptoms posters and postcards and display them at your local GP surgery, supermarket, place of worship, library, community centre, workplace or even your own front window.
  • Join 27 in 27 and raise £27 in 27 days - however you like! By taking part you will not only help spread the message that someone is diagnosed with lymphoma in the UK every 27 minutes, you will also raise vital funds to support our work.
  • Follow us on social media and share, like and comment on all our social media posts throughout the month - but especially on World Lymphoma Awareness Day on Wednesday 15 September. The more you share, like and comment the further the message will travel and the higher our profile will be raised! 
  • Tell five people who have never heard of lymphoma, what it is. This can be friends, family or work colleagues. The more people who know about lymphoma, the quicker people can get diagnosed and treated.
  • Take part in our Bridges of Britain walk and help raise awareness of lymphoma. It doesn’t matter where you live in the UK – all you need to do is find a bridge in your local area, plan and walk your own 7 mile route and ask your friends and family to sponsor you to take part. 
  • Join our lymphoma community by signing up to hear from us on a regular basis. We will keep you up to date on the latest news, events, support services, campaigns and ways you can get involved - including through our Lymphoma Matters magazine.