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Friday, 19th December, 2014
Many of the teams at Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research have shared their highlights of 2014 on the site this year, so our team have decided to share a video to celebrate the Unstoppables (all our sport fundraisers) and their inspiring efforts to beat blood cancer.  This year we raised more than £4 million through sporting events, a significant increase on last year! To find out which events had the most success, and for a sneak look at some of the exciting news for next year, take a look at our...
Staff post
Friday, 19th December, 2014
1. Swim4Leukaemia: A wave of coverage Back in February our Sports Ambassador, GB swimmer Lewis Coleman brought together 100 swimmers, including Olympians Becky Adlington and Michael Jamieson, for Swim4Leukaemia. The £25,000 fundraising event, in support of Lewis’ mum who has acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, broke a Guinness World Record and generated a wave of national, regional and online coverage, including in The Sun, Daily Express, BBC radio and television, and ITV News. You can read more...
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Staff post
Friday, 19th December, 2014
It has been a very busy first year for the Patient Services team at LLR! We’ve achieved a lot and have much to look forward to in 2015 too, as we continue to develop ways to support patients, their friends and family. So, what has 2014 been like for Patient Services? Here’s a rundown of our highlights, in no particular order! 1. Engaging – getting out and about, meeting people and strengthening awareness Building relationships across the UK with clinicians, clinical nurse specialists,...
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Staff post
Friday, 19th December, 2014
Wow, what a year it has been! We’ve had supporters getting their bake on, dinners and dancing, people fundraising with their colleagues, and pupils supporting us in their school, to name just a few. Existing and new supporters joined us at our Connect events held across the regions, and our Small Change BIG Impact campaign grew from 2 days of activities in 2013 to a week long campaign this year. Our voluntary Branches and Fundraising Groups, along with many fundraisers, volunteers and...
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Guest post
Friday, 19th December, 2014
This year, my daughter Jenna will be able to celebrate Christmas cancer free for the first time in years. As you might have read in my letter a few weeks ago,  we’re looking forward to having a proper family celebration. Please watch this video to see our special little moments. We’ll always be indebted to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research – their vital work means that Jenna’s now in remission. But I know some families aren’t as lucky. I’d love it if every person diagnosed with blood cancer...
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Staff post
Thursday, 18th December, 2014
Unstoppable Once again our unstoppable team of researchers, patients, clinicians, volunteers, fundraisers and employees have helped us to make even more progress. £ Millions have been raised and invested in stopping people from dying; improving patients’ lives and stopping blood cancers happening in the first place. Laughter and tears I’ve been to fundraising events up and down the country, visited researchers, cheered loudly at events and probably laughed and cried in equal measure as we’...

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