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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Nicola sitting on a sofa with her son and daughter


In this video Nicola talks about how she explained her follicular lymphoma diagnosis to her young children.

Doreen on holiday


In this video Doreen talks bout living with SLL for the past 10 years. 

Martin at the pub


In this video Martin, diagnosed with DLBCL, talks about his experience of cancer-related fatigue. 

Jackie doing some crafting in her garden


In these videos Jackie talks about her experience of having a splenectomy 10 years ago and being on active monitoring (watch and wait) for splenic marginal zone lymphoma.

Kate standing outside her house


In this video Kate talks about living on active monitoring (watch and wait) for Waldenström’s macroglobulinaemia.

Peter standing in his garden


In this video Peter talks about his experience of active monitoring (watch and wait) for Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)