The latest blood cancer news and updates on Bloodwise events, policies, campaigns and supporters' achievements.
More people with CLL to benefit from ibrutinib in future
More people living with a type of leukaemia in England will soon have access to Ibrutinib, thanks to a successful...
Updated 14 Aug 2018
Swimming the Channel for Bloodwise
An artist from Kidderminster has swum the Channel to raise money for research into new treatments for the blood...
Updated 08 Aug 2018
Repairing the rope: how PARP inhibitors stop cancer
A protein called PARP1 can cause a build-up of DNA errors in some types of cancer. There are drugs that can stop...
Updated 06 Aug 2018
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls musical set to tour the UK
The award-winning British musical comedy from Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, based on the famous story of the Calendar...
Updated 21 Aug 2018
A day in the life: Bela Wrench, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia researcher
Dr Bela Wrench tells us about how the cells around adult acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) cells might keep that...
Updated 03 Aug 2018
A Day in the Life: Kim Orchard, bone marrow transplant specialist
Dr Kim Orchard is a Consultant Haematologist at University Hospital Southampton, as well as the Director of the...
Bloodwise appoints John Ormerod as Chair
Bloodwise, the UK’s leading blood cancer charity, is delighted to announce it has appointed John Ormerod as a trustee.
#WaistcoatWednesday: how you helped us give blood cancer the red card
Last week, we launched #WaistcoatWednesday to encourage everyone to honour Gareth Southgate, support England and help...
Remembering my brother 10 years on
Charlotte’s brother Dan died nearly ten years ago after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and, later,...
Looking back on blood cancer research breakthroughs through the decades
The NHS celebrates its 70th birthday today (Thursday 5 July). As we wish the NHS many happy returns, we look back on...
How my experience with lymphoma inspired me to walk the length of the UK
David Costello is part of a group of American expats walking the Bryson Line, a route invented by travel author Bill...
What is CAR-T therapy? An expert explains
CAR-T therapy is a completely new type of therapy that uses the immune system to kill cancer cells.
Updated 30 Jul 2018
Pioneering blood cancer treatment to be approved for use across Europe
A ground breaking form of cancer treatment that trains patients’ own immune cells to kill cancer cells is a step...
Updated 14 Aug 2018
Successful stem cell transplants without chemotherapy or radiotherapy?
One option for treating or even curing blood cancers – especially those which have relapsed, or are resistant to...
Patients could be spared life-long leukaemia treatment, clinical trial finds
People with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) who would have expected to remain on daily treatment for the rest of...