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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Sonia with her family - cropped

Sonia

'Finding myself' and coming to terms with the loss of my mum.

Stuart with his family

Stuart

Hodgkin lymphoma and coming to terms with side effects.

Mary

Mary

Sausages 'Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it what you put into it.' Jimmy Dean.

Mary explains the challenges of coping with 'chemo brain' after treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Photo of Laura and her son Sonny

Laura and Sonny

In this video, Laura talks about her experience of her 5 year old son having lymphoma. 

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

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.