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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Helen diagnosed with lymphoma, aged 21

Helen - Young People's Appeal

Diagnosed with lymphoma aged just 21, Helen felt her world had fallen apart. Read Helen's story and find out how we were able to support her.

John with his wife Anna cruising

John

When John was diagnosed with a low-grade lymphoma, he expected the experience to be similar to when he was diagnosed and treated for DLBCL - but that didn't turn out to be the case. 

Zoe

Zoe

Zoe talks about her diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma and how it inspired her to help others.

Stephen

Stephen

Diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma, Stephen talks about living in France and taking part in a clinical trial.

Picture of Clare

Clare

Clare shares her story of follicular lymphoma and explains that with or without it, she won't just wait for life to come to her. Her lymphoma experience has led to her being recognised for her volunteering work. 

Penny Clarke

Penny

Penny shares her experience of the Live your Life programme, including the benefits of the workshops and how she became a volunteer facilitator.