Hello, my name’s George Follows. I’m a consultant haematologist in Cambridge, where I have the clinical lead for CLL and lymphoma. So what is CLL? Well, CLL stands for ‘chronic lymphocytic leukaemia’ and if it’s the first time you’ve come across this disease, well that’s quite a frightening sounding name. Leukaemia just refers to these cells involving the blood, so […]
Hi! My name is Lee-Ann, I’m 14, and I’m lying to my dad about my mom to help her save our family. This story, or rather a whole bunch of unpleasant occasions, happened a while ago. I was living together with my mom and dad and my little brother Mathew – he’s two. And just like in any other family, […]
Be realistic in terms of what you need and also don’t be afraid to ask questions and explore all the different options. Don’t be afraid to ask questions if one treatment centre isn’t working out for you, if you can change to another. Especially if your treatment is longer term, it can be really difficult if you feel lonely.
Even though I still don’t have cancer now, my anxiety still remains from when I was ill and I still get tired or I still get ill. I feel like I have to justify if I can’t go out because my immune system is still weak or I’m feeling really tired. It’s hard to explain to some people sometimes because […]
I really like the song “Bad Blood,” Because my husband had bad blood, He had a bone marrow transplant, And now my husband’s got good blood. (YAY!) I can’t shake it off, no Taylor Swift Surprise my last birthday, was not a gift, Needed a Doctor but not, Doctor D.R.E., Might lose my life, Hematology emergency, I don’t hate you, […]
If I told you, you could save the life of someone with blood cancer would you believe me all it takes is a cheek swab and a few minutes of your time to register as a potential blood stem cell donor? Every 20 minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia lymphoma or myeloma. A […]
welcome to my channel health for you What is lymphoma? Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system (or lymphatic system), which is part of our immunity. It is characterized by the formation of solid tumors in the immune system.The cancer affects immune cells called lymphocytes, which are white blood cells. The lymphatic system is a system of vessels that branch […]
We’re going to do a mindfulness exercise where we’re paying attention to the breath. So when we practise mindfulness of our breathing, we’re not trying to change the way we breathe. All we’re trying to do is notice it, pay attention, and that can help us become much more present, much more connected with our body, with our emotions. Much […]