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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Jackie doing some crafting in her garden

Jackie

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

Kate

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

Peter standing in his garden

Peter

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

Natasha, with her husband and 2 sons.

Natasha

Natasha has 2 children, Charlie who is her step-son, and Alfie. In this video Natasha talks about how her and her husband, David, talked to both children about David's cancer and his treatment. 

Photo of Anna as a grown woman

Anna

In this video Anna talks about her experience of hair loss during chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma when she was 14 years old. 

Marc who had Burkitt lymphoma in 2010

Marc

In this video Marc, diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma in 2010, talks about his experience of diagnosis, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.