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TV baker Juliet Sear announced as Leukaemia UK Ambassador

06 Mar 2024 Awareness raising

TV baker Juliet Sear announced as Leukaemia UK Ambassador

[caption id="attachment_15131" align="alignleft" width="326"] Who’s Cooking Dinner 2023. ©Gareth Davies, Capture Comms Ltd[/caption] Leukaemia UK is excited to announce long-time...
Vogue model who survived leukaemia as a child joins Leukaemia UK in calling for more donations for research to stop blood cancer ‘destroying childhoods’

15 Feb 2024 Awareness raising

Vogue model who survived leukaemia as a child joins Leukaemia UK in calling for more donations for research to stop blood cancer ‘destroying childhoods’

Vogue model Saffron Vadher has joined Leukaemia UK on International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15th) in calling for more research...
Parents join Leukaemia UK in calling for more donations to fund research to stop blood cancer ‘destroying childhoods’

15 Feb 2024 Awareness raising

Parents join Leukaemia UK in calling for more donations to fund research to stop blood cancer ‘destroying childhoods’

Parents of children whose lives have been devastated by leukaemia have joined Leukaemia UK on International Childhood Cancer Day (February...
‘It was the worst Christmas of my life’: Georgia Harrison reflects on ‘traumatising’ loss in charity’s Christmas Appeal

21 Dec 2023 Awareness raising

‘It was the worst Christmas of my life’: Georgia Harrison reflects on ‘traumatising’ loss in charity’s Christmas Appeal

TV personality Georgia Harrison is supporting Leukaemia UK’s Christmas Appeal to help fund research into kinder, more effective treatments for...
Leukaemia UK appoints Hannah Peckham as newest Ambassador

16 Nov 2023 Awareness raising

Leukaemia UK appoints Hannah Peckham as newest Ambassador

Leukaemia UK has today announced its appointment of award-winning children’s book author, Hannah Peckham, as its newest celebrity Ambassador. Hannah...
Less than 1% of Brits can identify all the most common symptoms of one of the deadliest types of cancer

04 Sep 2023 Awareness raising

Less than 1% of Brits can identify all the most common symptoms of one of the deadliest types of cancer

New research launched today by Leukaemia Care and Leukaemia UK reveals that less than 1% (0.4%) of UK adults can...
Jelly bellies, yellow teeth and hairy ears – parents reveal the most EMBARRASSING questions their children have asked

21 Aug 2023 Awareness raising

Jelly bellies, yellow teeth and hairy ears – parents reveal the most EMBARRASSING questions their children have asked

A new survey has revealed the most embarrassing, awkward and often hilarious questions that parents or grandparents surveyed have been...
Friends and family of Leicestershire woman who died from rare cancer campaign for more research and awareness

02 Aug 2023 Awareness raising

Friends and family of Leicestershire woman who died from rare cancer campaign for more research and awareness

The family of a Leicestershire woman who died in July 2022, on the day of her leukaemia diagnosis, has raised...
Trailblazing research project announced to exploit novel weaknesses in one of the least survivable cancers

21 Apr 2023 Awareness raising

Trailblazing research project announced to exploit novel weaknesses in one of the least survivable cancers

A pioneering new study hopes to accelerate progress towards a new treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in research announced...