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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Malcolm was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in 2007, aged 59. After treatment, he found the support network offered by Lymphoma Action invaluable in building his life back. Malcolm is sharing his story as part of our 2019 Blood Cancer Awareness Month campaign.

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Raveen was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma when she was just 23. 
Now in remission, she volunteers her time to support our work and is part of our 2019 Blood Cancer Awareness Month campaign highlighting that one of us is diagnosed with lymphoma every 27 minutes.



Julia talks about her diagnosis of follicular lymphoma and how she is still trying to acknowledge the fact she has lymphoma.

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Roger speaks with warmth, honesty and humour about his experience of high-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Hodgkin lymphoma, an autologous stem cell transplant and coming to terms with side effects.