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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We’ve put together an Ultimate To-Do List of the top adventures around the world. From mountain climbing in Africa to snorkeling in Fiji, our list covers all parts of the world, and includes activities for all tastes. So whether you’d prefer to relax in Iceland’s geothermal pools, or swim with crocodiles in Australia, there’s bound to be something that floats your boat.
After being a proud member of Bristol Marrow, and experiencing cancer in her own friends and family, Lauren decided to take on the London Marathon as part of #TeamAN. This is her story.
After Ronnie Manders was born with a rare form of childhood leukaemia, his family began rallying – both to add more donors to the Anthony Nolan register, and to raise lifesaving money in support of our research. This is the story of an amazing family – Ronnie’s family.
At the age of just 19, Jacob was diagnosed with lymphoma. Years later, he’s taking on his third London Marathon – and doing it in support of Anthony Nolan. This is his story.