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  • George McCarthy and Jay at rag & bone - leukaemia fundraising

    UK 'rag & bone' team hold Leuka fundraiser in memory of 'special young boy', George

    21 February 2019

    The team from the UK branch of New York fashion brand 'rag & bone' ran 14km to raise money for leukaemia research, in honour of 14 year old George McCarthey.

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  • Coutney Wilden of Coalville Town playing football before his leukaemia diagnosis

    Footballer fighting leukaemia, Courtney Wildin reveals 'things finally looking positive'

    16 February 2019

    Courtney Wildin, a defender with Coalville Town, was first diagnosed with the blood cancer last year.

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  • ALL child receives CAR-T

    Meet Yuvan, the first child to receive CAR-T therapy

    31 January 2019

    Yuvan Thakkar, who has acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), was given CAR-T therapy after conventional cancer treatments failed.

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  • Chris Brammer shares his story about his Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia - CML - diagnosis

    Chris' Story - Why I will never ignore an anonymous call again

    12 November 2018

    Leuka supporter, Chris Brammer, describes his experience of being diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) in 2016 and how he's dealing with living with the condition.

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  • Thames path challenge team 2018

    Team Skywalker's Thames Path 2018 Experience

    14 September 2018

    Our Leuka Legends, the amazing Skywalkers team, share their experience of completing the 'emotional' two-day and 100k journey that is the Thames Path Challenge, in memory of Michelle.

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  • Team Michelle tackle the Thames Path Challenge

    Tackling the Thames Path in memory of Michelle

    27 August 2018

    The fabulous friends of the much-missed Michelle Richards take on the 100km Thames Path Challenge in her honour.

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  • Katie CML patient - Pharma Times article

    Living with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

    17 July 2018

    'My greatest hope is that I find a treatment that works for me that doesn’t involve a stem cell transplant, or that a cure is discovered so I can come off treatment and get my life back.'

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  • Maria Teresa and her team in their research lab in lab coats

    Spotlight on Science: we catch up with John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa Esposito

    25 April 2018

    Our 2017 John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa is working at Roehampton University on a rarer form of leukaemia that affects children.

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  • Laura johnson running Great North Run in support of Leuka's leukaemia research

    Laura tackles 13.1 miles for Leuka

    04 December 2017

    Supporter Laura Johnson ran the Great North Run for Leuka in support of her dad, who is in remission from Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia.

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  • Charlotte Hodgson and Abi Burrell

    "Staying alive, feeling alive": why Charlotte Hodgson ran the Norwich 10k for Leuka

    09 November 2017

    Charlotte Hodgson ran the Norwich 10k to raise money and vital awareness for Leuka’s work in honour of her sister Olivia.

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  • Sergey Krysov

    Spotlight on Science: Q&A with Dr Sergey Krysov

    25 October 2017

    Dr Sergey Krysov, a Leuka John Goldman Fellow at Barts Cancer Institute, London, sat down for a chat with our Chief Executive Olive Boles.

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  • Kate Billmore_scunthorpe telegraph

    Kate hits the Turbary Trails for Leuka

    23 October 2017

    After her husband was diagnosed with leukaemia for a third time, Kate Billmore decided she didn’t want to sit still.

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  • Leuka Trustee  Oliver Spark

    Oliver Spark appointed as Leuka Treasurer

    19 December 2016

    Oliver Spark has been announced as the new treasurer for Leuka.

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  • Leuka Logo

    Training for the toughest race on Earth

    05 December 2016

    In April 2017 Leuka supporter William Russell will be undertaking what has been described by the Discovery Channel as the toughest footrace on Earth.

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  • Andy Donaldson

    The wonders of research

    03 October 2016

    Leuka supporter Andy Donaldson shares with us why his Chronic Myeloid Leukameia diagnosis hasn’t stopped him from leading a fairly normal life.

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  • Michael Evans and family

    Leuka supporter Michael Evans defies the odds

    24 August 2016

    Michael gave a moving speech at our recent Who’s Cooking Dinner? event about his battle with leukaemia and why it has made him passionate about finding new treatments and ultimately a cure.

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  • Finbarr Cotter, Professor of Haematology at Barts and The London School of Medicine running a 10k in support of Leuka

    Why I have chosen to run five marathons for Leuka

    19 August 2016

    Professor Finbarr Cotter is Clinical Director for Pathology and Consultant Haemato-Oncologist at Barts Hospital, London. Finbarr talks about his work and why he supports Leuka

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  • Fabian Bolin

    Fabian Bolin launches #WarOnCancer campaign with proceeds to Leuka

    01 September 2015

    Leuka is delighted to be one of the charities that Fabian Bolin has chosen to support with his fundraising and awareness campaign – #WarOnCancer

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  • Graham Dickinson

    Raising funds to help find new treatments for leukaemia

    19 August 2015

    In April 2013, following the birth of his son, Graham Dickinson was unexpectedly diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia. Graham tells us how he’s already raised over £5,000 for Leuka.

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  • Dees Team after the colour run

    More than £33,000 raised in memory of brave mother-of-five as anniversary approaches

    17 June 2015

    MORE than £30,000 has been raised for Leuka – leading leukaemia research, in memory of a mother-of-five who lost her battle with cancer nearly a year ago.

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  • Team Jedi

    Friends and family continue Michelle’s legacy by walking 100km

    22 May 2015

    This weekend friends and family of the late Michelle Richards will walk 100km from London to Brighton to continue her legacy by raising vital funds for leukaemia research.

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