Personal stories

Read 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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Carole - diagnosed in 1984


Carole talks about how her specialist lymphoma nurse helped her to take back control of her life.



Kat shares her story of double-hit lymphoma, including talking on film about her experience of an allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Lesley with her son Richard


Lesley talks about dealing with her son’s diagnosis of follicular lymphoma and how she started to feel suspicious about her own health

John pictured with his wife Maria


A diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma became a catalyst for a healthier lifestyle for John

Lymphoma Lass personal story

Lymphoma Lass

Lymphoma Lass tells us why attending the Beacons of Hope Awards was such an inspiring experience

Katherine with her daughter Tilly


Having a stem cell transplant for her anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma didn’t stop Katherine being a mum