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Bloodwise supporter Rebecca Andrew-Crowe on climbing Everest and writing about mental health
Rebecca Andrew-Crowe climbed to Everest base camp last month to fundraise for Bloodwise. In the same month, she published One Day At A Time, a book which she describes as ‘a memoir written to get people talking about mental health’. She tells us about her once-in-a-lifetime trek, what inspired her book and why everyone can benefit from discussing their mental wellbeing
People with blood cancer potentially losing access to crucial drugs
People with blood cancer risk being denied access to crucial treatments because of restrictions imposed by NHS England on the use of cancer medicines.
How to cope with anxiety: 10 tips for people with blood cancer on watch and wait
Some people with blood cancer don't need treatment straight away – and some never need it. 'Watch and wait' is a way of monitoring these people with regular check-ups and blood tests. You may also hear it called ‘active surveillance’ or ‘watchful waiting’. For Mental Health Awareness Week, here are ten things people on watch and wait say help them stay positive.
Bloodwise Patient Ambassadors share their stories on International Nurses Day
To mark International Nurses Day, a selection of our Patient Ambassadors celebrate the nurses who have made a difference when they or their loved ones have faced blood cancer