We are Anthony Nolan
It all began in 1974. With her three-year-old son Anthony in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant, Shirley Nolan set up the world’s first register to match donors with people in desperate need.
Now, we help three people each day find that lifesaving match.
Anthony Nolan with his mother Shirley
An extraordinary journey
Help for patients and families
We conduct world-class research into stem cell matching and transplants, so we can make sure every person in need gets the best possible treatment.
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Rachel has received two stem cell transplants to treat her acute myeloid leukaemia – ever since, she’s been blogging about her journey.
She spoke to Billie in the Patient team about her experiences, and how her life and outlook has changed.
NHS England has announced that they will not routinely fund second transplants for people with blood cancer and blood disorders. Here’s a round-up of the action we’ve taken so far – and how we can all help to overturn the decision.
We’ve compiled some of the toughest, sweat-soaked, epic fundraising challenges in the world, from Tough Mudder to Judgement Day. Check them out for yourself – then get involved and help us save lives!
At the age of just 26, Ailis was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. Eight years on, she looks back at her experiences of stem cell transplant and recovery – and talks about her amazing upcoming challenge, taking on the Great North Run for Anthony Nolan.