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
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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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Rayhan was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Stage 3A) in March 2014 at the age of 26. A year ago this month he had a cord transplant.
Rayhan spoke with Billie in Patient Services, about what his recovery has been like and what he has achieved.
Supanya’s daughter Lara was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) when she was 24 years old. Due to Lara’s Thai-Italian heritage, she faced a ‘needle in a haystack’ search – only three per cent of the worldwide stem cell donor registers are mixed race, and Lara’s match was most likely to come from someone with a similar ethnic background to herself.
It’s been one and half years since Lara’s transplant, and Supanya spoke to Billie in Patient Services about her experiences as a mother, caring for a grown-up daughter after a stem cell transplant.
At the age of just 27, Chloe was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and learned that she’d need a stem cell transplant to treat it. This is her story:
Earlier this month, a group of 24 students and friends from Warwick Marrow took part in the National Three Peaks Challenge and raised over £4,500 for Anthony Nolan. In this article, we hear from Warwick Marrow’s Fundraising Coordinator, Sam Covins, who tells the story of their ‘Mountains for Marrow’ challenge.