Kelly H
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Know The Facts!!!

Kelly H
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27 May 2014

Check these out guys. This is what your supporting when you sponsor me!!


Of the 7,600 cases of leukaemia diagnosed in the UK every year, 94% are adults.

We are leading research into tailoring treatments so that rather than a one size fits all approach, every patient in the future will receive the individual treatment they need.

Childhood Leukaemia

Childhood leukaemia is the most common form of blood cancer, and cancer full stop, in children.

In 1960 when Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research was founded, a child diagnosed with leukaemia had almost no hope of survival. Today 9 out of 10 children survive the most common form of leukaemia thanks to our continued investment in research into better treatments.


Around 11,700 people in the UK are diagnosed with lymphoma every year. Lymphoma is challenging to treat mainly because there are so many different types (over 35) of this blood cancer.

Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer in young people aged 15 to 24.

Thanks to our pioneering research, doctors are able to diagnose lymphoma more accurately which means every lymphoma patient receives the best possible care.

Other Blood Cancers

Over 5,300 people are diagnosed with other blood disorders in the UK every year. These disorders are more difficult to treat because they vary so much from patient to patient.

We are integrating insights from laboratory research with information from patients on clinical trials to improve the diagnosis of these blood disorders. Accurate diagnosis will mean that patients receive better treatments.

Thanks for the support!!

Love, Kelly xxxx



Thanks so much for sharing this, Kelly. Outlying the facts is a really good idea to make it clear to people how important it is to raise money for the cause.

I wish you all the best with your training and fundraising efforts - if there's anything more you need from us whether it be fundraising tips or sponsor forms please don't hesitate to get in touch. 


Thanks Andy, I certainly will!!

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