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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Image of Blair walking in a field


Blair has been in remission from Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) for 9 years. In this video she talks about how her life has moved on since her diagnosis.

Helen sitting on her bed


In these two videos, Helen shares her experience of being diagnosed and treated for primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBL) when she was 21 and her experience of having radiotherapy. 

Natalia pictured with her dog


Natalia shares her experience of being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at the age of 20 while at university, including the transitional period after treatment and how she is adapting to life after cancer. 



In this video Carole talks about her experience of being diagnosed and treated for high-grade non-Hodgkin diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), and how this impacted her work and family life. 

Photo of Reem, a woman who was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma


Strategies Reem adopted to cope with her treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma

Russell diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma


How seeing the positive side of things helped Russell cope with his low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma