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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Jamie Beamish

Jamie Beamish

Actor Jamie Beamish, who you may recognise from Bridgerton and Derry Girls, explains how his diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma gave him a different perspective on life. 

Harriet

Harriet

Harriet talks about the importance of not giving up after 17 years of failed treatment and misdiagnosis for her exceptionally rare T-cell skin lymphoma, Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides (HMF). 

Alan with his wife

Alan

Diagnosed with indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Alan talks about treatment and periods of active monitoring (watch and wait). 

Cassie with her daughter

Cassie

Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at 24, and during a pandemic, Cassie talks about finding the treatment tough, and the challenge of losing her hair.

Richard with his bike

Richard

Richard shares his experience of high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma with central nervous system involvement, also known as primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL).