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  • Mel Greaves at ICR

    ‘For 30 years I’ve been obsessed by why children get leukaemia. Now we have an answer.’

    30 December 2018

    Newly knighted cancer scientist Mel Greaves explains why a cocktail of microbes could give protection against disease.

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  • Big Give Christmas Challenge campaign 2018 - to raise funds to support leukaemia research

    The Christmas Challenge Round-up

    07 December 2018

    A massive thank you to everyone who supported our Big Give Christmas Challenge! We managed to raise an amazing £15,000 to support our promising research projects pursuing new treatments for childhood leukaemia.

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  • Help cure infant leukaemia by supporting Leuka's Big Give Christmas Challenge

    It's Big Give 'Christmas Challenge' Week!

    27 November 2018

    From Tuesday 27th November to Tuesday 4th December, Leuka has the chance to get your donations doubled to help us raise funds to support our research into treatments for childhood leukaemia.

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  • Leuka's Big Give Christmas Challenge fundraiser for leukaemia research

    Leuka Takes on The Big Give 'Christmas Challenge'!

    22 November 2018

    Now in its 10th year, The Big Give's 'Christmas Challenge' is a one week, donation-doubling, fundraising spectacular - and this year Leuka have signed up, to help fund a research project very close to our hearts!

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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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  • Dr Maria Teresa Esposito and her team researching treatments for childhood leukaemia

    Leading the fight to end childhood leukaemia

    12 November 2018

    Dr Maria Teresa Esposito and her team at University of Roehampton are researching new ways to improve the odds for children with leukaemia.

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  • Lab work in a leukaemia research lab

    Application dates for the 2019 John Goldman Fellowships announced!

    08 November 2018

    Calling all early career, blood cancer researchers! You can now download our application form for the next round of John Goldman Fellowships for Future Science.

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  • Team Leuka runners at the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    Team Leuka Run The Royal Parks Half Marathon

    23 October 2018

    A fantastic group of people braved the rain on Sunday 14th October to run and raise funds for our blood cancer research. 

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  • 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    Our 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    04 October 2018

    We're thrilled to welcome another group of amazing researchers to the Leuka JGF family. These four talented people will be undertaking one or two years of Leuka-funded research, to find new or better ways to fight leukaemia.

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  • Leuka Science Seminar 2018

    Leuka's Annual Celebration of Science Seminar 2018

    27 September 2018

    For the 2nd year running, we brought together Leuka's John Goldman Fellows and Grant Holders, along with some of the UK's top leukaemia researchers, Including Professor Mel Greaves, for an evening celebrating and sharing their work.

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  • Vince Hill farewell concert in aid of Leuka

    British music legend Vince Hill raises funds for Leuka at his farewell concert

    24 September 2018

    The beloved 60s pop star, song writer and presenter, uses his farewell concert to raise funds for Leuka and Sue Ryder.

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  • David and Hannah Lewis with Lord Jonathan Sacks. Picture Polly Hancock. Source hamhigh.co.uk

    Our new Honorary Vice Presidents

    22 September 2018

    David and Hannah Lewis have been highly committed supporters of Leuka for more than 20 years, the announcement of their Honorary Vice Presidency recognises the exceptional and impactful contribution they continue to make.  

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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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  • The Human Search Engine

    Welcome to "Remember a Charity Week" 2018

    10 September 2018
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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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  • Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    10 August 2018

    We challenge you to eat ridiculously small sandwiches with your nearest and dearest, all in aid of leukaemia research

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  • Mike Tindall at the Mini Masters 2018

    Mini Masters 2018 - 10 years old and better than ever

    23 July 2018

    On Friday 20th July the immaculate Dukes Meadows par-3 course in west London was once again transformed into a golfing fun park, all in aid of Leuka's leukaemia research.

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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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  • small boy bursts water balloon

    8 top summer fundraising ideas to support leukaemia research

    13 May 2018

    You might not be a runner, and that's okay! There are still lots of great things you can do this summer to fundraise for our leukaemia research. Read on for our 8 top ideas!

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  • Bucket collection Annual Review

    Leuka's Annual Review 2017/18 is now live

    11 May 2018

    Find out more about what Leuka funded in 2017/18.

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  • Dr de Boer and Dr Williams in their Leuka lab coats

    Childhood leukaemia research aims to give hope to patients

    26 April 2018

    Dr de Boer and Dr Williams are working on a potential new treatment for a childhood leukaemia that could go into clinical trial shortly. Find out more.

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