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

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

Barnaby with his mum Ali

A poem for 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


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

Sophie playing with a dog


In this Video Kiki talks about how she and her sister communicated to Sophie, 5, about her aunt's lymphoma.