Kris G's blog posts
Patient voices Fighting chances
I'm very open with my diagnosis and happy to share but I went through a rather horrible 2 weeks earlier in the year where I've considered my own mortality WAY too much.
Patient voices Guest Blog: CML patient Kris Griffin
It was just this weekend when a young man, upon telling him I had leukaemia, held his hands up in horror, backed away and said, panic stricken, "I can't catch it can I?"
Patient voices A global community of CML patients
Leukaemia survivor and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research supporter Kris Griffin has spent three days at a conference in the Czech Republic speaking to delegates from 60 countries about his experiences.
Blog CML HORIZONS 2014 DAY 3
Late nights and early mornings. A snatched breakfast and sat, politely and on time, for the final session. There's no rest at CML Horizons, we are straight into STOP trails. Normally spoken in hushed tones by patients, this is closest we get to a cure for CML on TKI therapy. It involves stopping therapy, only with the support of a clinician, once the disease is completely under control.
Blog CML HORIZONS 2014 DAY 2
On a normal Saturday morning I'd be getting up early with my little boy, Luca, and waiting for him to calm down (normally takes 4-5 hours) watching football and taking it easy. It's an honour to change that routine this weekend and at 9am I am sat in a conference in Belgrade, Serbia with over 200 delegates; patients and families, clinicians and representatives from organisations who all have a vested interest in Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML).