News

  • Leuka blood cancer 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!

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • Leuka travel scholarship awards ceremony - Leuka International Scholarship Fund

    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.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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?

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • Leuka bucket collection - donate to leukaemia research

    Volunteer Opportunities

    19 May 2017

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

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • Leuka Trustee  Oliver Spark

    Oliver Spark appointed as Leuka Treasurer

    19 December 2016

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

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • Olive Boles

    We must support scientists in the search for solutions

    19 October 2016

    Our Chief Executive Olive Boles recently featured in the Camden New Times to discuss Leuka and our need to support scientists in their research to fight blood cancers.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • RACW logo

    We’re supporting Remember A Charity Week 2016

    05 September 2016

    Legendary acts, such as leaving a gift to causes like ours in your will, provides stable foundations for charities like Leuka.

    Find out more
  • 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.

    Find out more
  • 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

    Find out more