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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Maddie

Maddie, 17, talks about her diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma at age 16. She shares the approach she took to managing her studies and social life.

Martin

Martin

Martin talks about his diagnosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, his treatment with chemotherapy and radiotherapy and how being as fit as possible helped him recover. 

Pat

Pat

Pat explains why she sees her extranodal marginal zone lymphoma as a strange and sneaky illness. 

Hayley

Hayley

Hayley talks about her diagnosis and treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma. She explains how she feel let down by her body yet also enormously proud of it.

Surinder

Surinder

Nurse consultant Surinder shares her experience of nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. 

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Jean

Jean talks about her diagnosis of Burkitt lymphoma, the challenges of treatment and the impact on her two sons.