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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Barnaby with his mum Ali

A poem for Barnaby

At the age of 13, Barnaby was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. His mum Ali wrote this poem about the ups and downs of cancer.  

Juliet and her daughter

Juliet

In this video Juliet talks about fertility, motherhood, and going though an early menopause after having a stem cell transplant.

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Dorothy

Dorothy became a Live your Life workshop facilitator after attending a workshop and seeing the value of talking to others with lymphoma. 

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Dave

Dave talks about his two years of treatment for lymphoma, and how attending a Live your Life workshop helped him feel more positive. 

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Jayne

Jayne talks about her lymphoma diagnosis and how much she enjoyed attending a Live your Life workshop. 

Cy

Cy

Diagnosed with nodal marginal zone lymphoma, Cy talks about living and working with cancer and finding his 'new normal' after attending a Live your Life workshop.