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    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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  • Professor David Marks and Nurses

    Making an IMPACT in stem cell transplants with Professor David Marks

    26 April 2018

    Leuka is proud to have provided £1 million to IMPACT, a pioneering UK clinical trials network for stem cell transplants that will benefit leukaemia and blood cancer patients. We caught up with Professor David Marks, the medical director of IMPACT.

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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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  • WhosCookingDinner2018_chef picture

    19th Who's Cooking Dinner? another memorable night for Leuka!

    04 April 2018

    The 19th Who's Cooking Dinner? raised nearly £400,000 for vital leukaemia research.

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  • Leuka researchers in the laboratory

    UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and University of Oxford researchers awarded prestigious new Project Grants

    14 December 2017

    We are delighted to announce the award of two new Project Grants totaling almost £500,000!

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  • Chief executive with chef claude bosi

    BPIOnDemand hold michelin starred dinner

    07 December 2017

    Leuka supporters, BPI OnDemand, raised over £4,000 for Leuka at their annual event.

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  • Laura johnson running Great North Run

    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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  • Leuka travel scholarship awards ceremony

    Scientists worldwide benefit from Leuka scholarships

    16 November 2017

    Winners of Leuka's inaugural Travel Scholarships received their awards at the 19th Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia last month.

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  • Bake sale

    Research Now raises £430 for Blood Cancer Awareness Month

    16 November 2017

    Market research company Research Now put on an array of special events to raise money during Blood Cancer Awareness Month.

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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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  • Dr Lisa Hopcroft

    Prestigious Fellowships awarded to four exceptional women scientists

    07 November 2017

    New awards worth over £490,000 go to Leuka’s 2017 John Goldman Fellows

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  • Impact logo

    Leuka puts £1 million into clinical trials programme to give new hope to thousands of blood cancer patients

    01 November 2017

    The ambitious IMPACT clinical trials programme aims to improve the lives of children and adults who receive stem cell transplants.

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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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  • Remember a charity logo

    What is "Remember a Charity in Your Will Week"?

    04 September 2017

    Next week is Remember a Charity week. What does it mean, and why would you want to get involved?

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  • Harriet bucket collection

    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month!

    31 August 2017

    This September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month in the UK. Here's five ways you can get involved.

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  • Leuka bucket collection

    Volunteer Opportunities

    19 May 2017

    Can you spare an hour of your time to help us raise fund for leukaemia research?

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  • Will in his running kit

    The Count down to the Sahara Desert is on for Will

    27 February 2017

    Intrepid fundraiser Will Russell is about to take on the world's toughest race for Leuka.

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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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