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Friday, 31st October, 2014
Not that anyone really needs an excuse to dress up on Halloween, but as last year we've had an extra motivation. For the past couple of years we've been dressing up to support the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund's fundraising and to show our gratitude for their support. They raise loads of money for a collection of charities, including ours. A lot of our community have been joining in with the campaign on Twitter using #halloselfie. Go check out the halloween selfies and share your own! We're pretty...
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Thursday, 30th October, 2014
At Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research we're always really excited to be able to share the impact that our charity is having and how our supporters are enabling us to beat blood cancer.  We were really excited, therefore, to have the opportunity to demonstrate our impact at a local level at a series of events around the UK this month. The Connect series of events took place in 6 cities; Edinburgh, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Exeter and London and at each of those events we were able to share...
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Guest post
Tuesday, 28th October, 2014
This is a tale of how a series of unexpected events in reverse resulted in four of the greatest days of my life – London | Paris 2014. */ Unexpected event #7: Paris, baby! On 22 June 2014, I arrived at the base of the Eiffel Tower - on my bike. Yeah baby! I actually did it! I had ridden all the way from Greenwich, South London to Paris, i.e. 500km, over a period of four days with 250 or so other riders (all fab people), but from my point of view one particular rider amongst this 250 stood...
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Staff post
Tuesday, 28th October, 2014
So the ever-popular Great Run series finished their 2014 events in style last weekend with the Great South Run in Portsmouth. Throughout the year we have had around 1,800 adults and over 1,000 kids take part in the events, raising an incredible £275,000! As the sponsorship continues to come in from the recent events we went to in Portsmouth and Birmingham, I would like to thank all of our fantastic runners and the friends and family that support them in their heroic efforts. Without their hard...
Staff post
Tuesday, 28th October, 2014
Here at LLR HQ we have been glued to Mark's blog over the last couple of weeks as he receives his stem cell transplant. So, when he requested everyone's dream mix tape, we set about picking our top 22 tracks. This, ladies and gentlemen, is what you would be subjected to if you were ever stranded on a desert island with a group of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research employees and a karaoke machine. You can also listen to this as a playlist on Spotify. 1. Hotel California, The Eagles. Suggested by...
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Staff post
Monday, 27th October, 2014
Cancer Research UK, with its commercial arm Cancer Research Technology, and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research today (Monday) announce they have signed a deal to jointly fund early phase clinical trials of experimental drugs for patients with blood cancers. This collaboration will increase support for trials of promising new treatments for blood cancers – leukaemias, lymphomas and myeloma – which affect around 30,000 people every year in the UK. Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research will provide...
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