Katie Leason's blog posts
Patient diaries relaunched for World Blood Cancer Day 2016
Bloodwise relaunches its patient diaries to mark World Blood Cancer Day on Saturday 28 May.
New blood cancer drugs for Scotland
We are delighted to announce that two new blood cancer drugs have been approved for use in Scotland.
Commonwealth Games swimmer becomes Sports Ambassador
Sheffield and soon-to-be Commonwealth Games swimmer Lewis Coleman has become Sports Ambassador for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
Poolside video: Olympic swimmers unite to break a world record and swim to beat blood cancer
See what swimmers had to say as they emerged from the pool at the Swim4Leukaemia relay world record attempt.
Extension of Cancer Drugs Fund an “excellent but temporary” measure
Blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research welcomes the government’s announcement to extend the Cancer Drugs Fund until 2016, but points out that more needs to be done to improve access to treatments. Research Director Professor Chris Bunce says:
Blood cancer patients less likely to see their GP with early symptoms
Research published this week suggests that people avoid going to their doctor with potentially serious symptoms because they are worried about wasting the doctor’s time. Chris Bunce, Research Director at blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, says: