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Southampton lymphoma support group set up thanks to funding boost

A Lymphoma Association support group has been launched in Southampton thanks to a £1,000 cash boost from Lloyds Bank.

Following votes from Lymphoma Association supporters and members of the public, the charity was awarded the funding as part of the 2014 Lloyds Bank Community Fund, which provides grants to local causes carrying out positive work in their communities.

People in Scotland with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia set to benefit from a new drug

Doctor consulting with patient

Some people with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in Scotland will now be able to have access to obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro®) if their doctor feels it is the right treatment for them, after the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) gave it the go ahead for routine use on the NHS this week.