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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Despite overwhelming support for our cause from our supporters and friends, NHS England has confirmed that it will not routinely fund second stem cell transplants for patients who have relapsed.
This is our full December 2016 statement on this deeply disappointing development.
Working Towards Wellbeing helps people with chronic health conditions to be able to manage their symptoms and get more out of life, to help a return to work.
Billie in the Patient Team spoke to Dr Julie Denning, a Chartered Health Psychologist and Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society, about her work with them.
Returning to work after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant can be a challenging time – and it varies for every patient. In today’s blog, Billie from the Patient Team spoke to three different people about their experiences returning to work: Ian, Jemma, and Brian.
For some patients, their side effects mean that a return to work post-transplant isn’t possible. This can be short term, but can also go on for much longer.
Billie in the patient team spoke to transplant recipient Ceinwen (26) about her experiences after she had a stem cell transplant to treat aplastic anaemia.