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.

Use the drop down filter to find the most relevant stories for you.

You can also submit your own story if you would like to share this to help others.

Share your story
Sue was pregnant when she was diagnosed with lymphoma

Sue

In her 3rd trimester Sue experienced symptoms, but these were put down to pregnancy and it was only after her son was born that she was diagnosed with lymphoma. 

Carole - diagnosed in 1984

Carole

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

Kat

Kat

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

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

John

A diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma became a catalyst for a healthier lifestyle for John, and he also became a Lymphoma Action buddy to encourage others going through treatment.

Nicola in her living room

Nicola

In this video Nicola, diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) , talks about cancer related fatigue, both during chemotherapy treatment, and afterwards throughout her recovery