Lymphoma Association trustee preparing for extreme Scottish Ironman triathlon.
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It is unusual for someone to ask about taking part in a trial, particularly for their first-line treatment, although it’s very much encouraged!
The Lymphoma Association is today marking International Nurses Day by saying thank you to all nurses looking after people who have been affected by lymphoma.
International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12 May – the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth in 1820.
Laura Morgan-Knight, pictured with her mother, was just one of 37 Team Lymphoma runners who took part in the London Marathon on Sunday 26 April.
Laura, who completed the 26.2 miles dressed as bumble bee, ran in memory of her step-father who was known as ‘The Bee Man’ and used to be a bee keeper.
It is with great sadness that we must report the death of Felicity Hilder, trustee and co-founder of the Lymphoma Association, on 7 May 2015 after a long illness.
‘Here at The Christie Hospital, Manchester we are one of a number of sites running a new clinical trial for Hodgkin lymphoma, ECHELON-1, and are looking for newly diagnosed patients to take part.’
Professor John Radford