Vicky F's blog posts
Supporter stories What causes leukaemia and how can we use this information to better treat it?
Why finding about how we get leukaemia in the first place is so important for developing new treatments.
Patient voices A new wave of targeted leukaemia therapies could revolutionise treatment
Conventional treatments for most leukaemias involve a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs. Most of these can be considered 'non-specific,' me
Patient voices What are leukaemia stem cells and why are they important?
This weekend, I've been attending the European Haematology Association (EHA) annual conference in Vienna, Austria and blogging about some exciting topics and developments in leukaemia research.
Blog Arsenic; the deadly poison and unlikely hero of leukaemia treatment.
This weekend I'm attending the European Haematology Association (EHA) in a swelteringly hot Vienna, Austria.
Patient voices 20 years after diagnosis. Meeting my consultant and an idea inspired by my treatment.
Twenty years ago this week, I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). I had been ill for weeks and was slowly getting worse, with it being increasingly apparent that my original diagnosi
Patient voices Childhood leukaemia survival rates have vastly improved, but our work is far from done.
Amazing progress has been made in treating childhood leukaemia in the past few decades, but the treatment is still long and painful, and survivors can experience both long and short term side effects. We must work to reduce the toxicity of treatments so that survivors can lead normal, healthy lives.