Personal stories

Read and listen to personal stories from people who have been affected by lymphoma and learn how they have coped with diagnosis, treatment, caring for a loved one and living with and beyond lymphoma.

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Stephen and Andrew

Brothers Stephen and Andrew

25 years ago Andrew (right) donated his bone marrow to his brother Stephen (left) who needed a transplant to treat his T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Hayley

Hayley

Hayley talks about her experience of Hodgkin lymphoma, adapting to a new life and finally accepting that it is OK to be angry about what happened.

Carl

Carl

Carl talks about his diagnosis of CLL, four years on active monitoring and treatment on a clinical trial

Barnaby with his mum Ali

Barnaby

At the age of 13, Barnaby was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. His mum Ali wrote this poem about the ups and downs of cancer.  

Juliet and her daughter

Juliet

In this video Juliet talks about fertility, motherhood, and going though an early menopause after having a stem cell transplant.

Dorothy photo

Dorothy

Dorothy became a Live your Life workshop facilitator after attending a workshop and seeing the value of talking to others with lymphoma.