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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Today (Monday 20 February 2017), we’ve launched a new campaign to ensure that no one is denied a potentially lifesaving second transplant. Our Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Amelia Chong, tells you how you can join the fight to #DefendSecondTransplants. What is #DefendSecondTransplants all about? Back in December 2016, NHS England confirmed that…
A record total of 253, 930 people entered the ballot for the 2017 London Marathon, alone…and this number increases year-on-year. So if you’re one of those brave people who’ve decided to run your first marathon, then read on.
As part of this year’s World Cancer Day awareness-raising, we travelled to Parliament alongside six other charities, to talk to MPs about our lifesaving work.
Cassie from the Anthony Nolan Policy & Public Affairs team shares the story of the day.
On Tuesday night, there was an important debate in parliament about access to stem cell transplants. In this blog, our Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Amelia Chong, explains what happened and talks about making the patient voice heard.