When Chantel was diagnosed with cancer, she knew the odds were stacked against her because of the lack of African-Caribbean donors on the bone marrow register. She even wrote her will and planned her funeral.
But then two miracles happened…
‘It would make me so much happier to look at photos of you travelling, than it would to see you through a glass window in hospital,’ a dedicated father has told his youngest daughter, as he waits for blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan to find him a lifesaving stem cell donor.
On 7th May, a teenage bone marrow patient from Cwmbran is calling on all 16 and 17 year olds who can’t vote to make a difference by joining the Anthony Nolan stem cell register. Emily has spoken out as she is celebrating reaching her 100 day post transplant milestone on General Electi
Nearly two years after Toby had to make the heart-breaking decision to turn off his soulmate Sonia’s life support, he will cycle the entire coastline of Britain in her memory to raise money for three blood cancer charities – Anthony Nolan, African-Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) and Bpositive.
Young men in bars across the country now have the chance to show the party leaders what they really think of them – during a trip to the toilet. And they'll be learning about our lifesaving register at the same time.