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We are asking the next government to save and improve more lives affected by leukaemia, to change the future for people like Jake, and thousands of others who are living with a blood cancer diagnosis.

Our mission is to bring together the leukaemia community so we can find and fund the life-changing research that matters most. Together we can stop leukaemia devastating lives through research, awareness and advocacy.

Local eateries can help to cook up change with new charity initiative

Local eateries can help to cook up change with new charity initiative

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No regrets: Rachel tells her mum Janet’s AML story

20 June 2024 Patient

No regrets: Rachel tells her mum Janet’s AML story

Janet Mellor had contracted polio as a child and her family had been told that she would never be able to walk. But the 65-year-old from Worksop in Nottinghamshire defied all the odds and lived an active life. But in July 2004 she started to feel increasingly tired. 

Claire and her dad Paul’s story

14 June 2024 Patient

Claire and her dad Paul’s story

Leukaemia UK campaigns not only for more effective treatments, but for treatments which are kinder. Chemotherapy can be incredibly harsh with several side effects and, in unusual cases, the treatment itself can be fatal.

Research blog: How leukaemia cells thrive

13 June 2024 Research

Research blog: How leukaemia cells thrive

Uncovering a recent study which sheds light on the complex mechanisms underlying relapse in acute myeloid leukaemia, uncovering how leukemic stem cells manage to reignite their growth.

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Give 50

Join us this summer and take on the GIVE 50 challenge and stand strong with those living with leukaemia. With GIVE 50, YOU fundraise YOUR way! Did you know that…

Cooking Up Change: Restaurants Fuelling Research: June 2024

Cooking Up Change: Restaurants Fuelling Research: June 2024

Join us for Leukaemia UK’s feel good fundraising initiative where restaurants fuel research! Do you work for a restaurant, pub or bar, or have a favourite local? We invite you,…

Scottish Half Marathon: August 2024

Scottish Half Marathon: August 2024

Get ready for the ultimate running event, with the combination of flat roads and the most stunning views of the East Lothian Coast, what are you waiting for? The Scottish…

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