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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Julia

Julia's volunteering story

Julia shares her experience of running a Lymphoma Action Support Group, after being inspired at a Live your Life workshop.

Mary

Mary

'Sausage is a great deal like life. You get out of it what you put into it.'
Jimmy Dean

Mary explains the challenges of coping with 'chemo brain' after treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Mary

Mary

Read Mary's series of stories here and in our magazine. Here Mary talks about her diagnosis of follicular lymphoma.

Photo of Laura and her son Sonny

Laura and Sonny

Laura talks on video about coping with her 5 year old's lymphoma diagnosis. 

Stephen and Andrew

Stephen and Andrew

25 years ago Andrew (right) donated his bone marrow to his brother Stephen (left) who needed a transplant to treat his T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Hayley

Hayley

Hayley talks about her experience of Hodgkin lymphoma, adapting to a new life and finally accepting that it is OK to be angry about what happened.