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    The power of family – leukaemia battle inspires charity golf day in aid of Leuka

    09 December 2014

    When Lindi Wilson was diagnosed with leukaemia her life was turned upside down. Here she tells us about her battle with blood cancer and the incredible support she received from her family – who are organising a charity golf day in aid of Leuka.

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    Why I walked a marathon for the small but mighty charity Leuka

    24 October 2014

    When Karen Warner’s friend was diagnosed with leukaemia twenty years ago, she never dreamt that one day she would walk 26 miles, through the night, and raise over £5,000 for the charity that helped save his life. 

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  • Michelle Richards

    Tribute to Michelle Richards

    29 August 2014

    A tribute to the wonderful Michelle Richards, who fundraised tirelessly for Leuka, and encouraged family, friends and fellow patients to do the same.

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    Mother’s cancer battle inspires £18k in charity donations to Leuka

    20 August 2014

    THOUSANDS turned out to say a final farewell to a courageous mother-of-five whose battle with leukaemia has inspired almost £18,000 worth of charity donations.

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    Daisy Knights: “Why I’ve created a bespoke jewellery collection for Leuka.”

    23 July 2014

    Daisy Knights has designed a bespoke bicycle collection for Leuka, with 100% of the profit donated to the charity.

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  • Victoria's London 10k team

    Leukaemia survivor Victoria Nikishina runs London 10k for Leuka

    10 July 2014

    Leukaemia survivor Victoria tells us why she's running the London 10k for Leuka.

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    Leukaemia patient takes on 100km challenge for Leuka

    24 May 2014

    This weekend Michelle Richards along with 17 other fundraisers will be flying the flag for Leuka by taking on the 100km London2Brighton challenge. Ahead of the event, we spoke to Michelle about her own personal battle with leukaemia and how she’s been shaping up for the task.

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  • Garrick Coleman with his wife Rita and son Benjie

    Living with multiple myeloma

    28 February 2014

    Garrick suffers from multiple myeloma – an incurable blood cancer with an average life expectancy of seven years. Fourteen years after diagnosis he is still benefitting from advances in science and pioneering new therapies

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  • Michelle Richards

    I am not a patient. I am not a statistic. I am a survivor.

    19 December 2013

    “My name is Michelle. I am not a patient. I am not a statistic. I am a survivor. Living proof that miracles do happen.”

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    My stem cells saved my brother’s life

    09 September 2013

    When Alex Mermikides discovered she was a match for her brother Milton – it was “a magical moment”. Here she talks to Leuka about the ups and downs of her incredible journey as a stem cell donor, which ultimately saved her brother’s life.

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  • Jo Hndriks and Team Leuka

    Why I’m supporting Leuka at the British 10k London Run

    27 July 2013

    23 years ago Joe Hendriks’ dad was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia and given just days to live. Two decades and two transplants later – he lives a completely normal life. We spoke to Joe ahead of his British 10k London Run, about why he’s fundraising for Leuka and what it’s like growing up with a parent who has cancer. 

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    Michelle’s blog – my journey from transplant to 100km challenge

    01 July 2013

    Last weekend leukaemia survivor Michelle Richards completed the London2Brighton challenge in a gruelling 29 hours and 15 minutes. Here, she tells us, in her own words – about her journey from transplant to the finish line.

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    Featured article from The Daily Telegraph

    02 April 2013

    Twenty-one years ago, Telegraph readers raised £40,000 for Victoria Nikishina’s bone marrow transplant. She’s never forgotten their generosity.

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