Myelosuppression also referred to as bone marrow suppression — is a decrease in bone marrow activity resulting in reduced production of blood cells. This condition is a common side effect of chemotherapy.
Constanze was studying at Oxford University when she first noticed she was getting tired all the time. The tiredness continued and Constanze decided to take a year out of university but it wasn’t long until she discovered the reason for […]
Teenage Cancer Trust’s Nigel Revell interviews Joe Twyman who was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Joe received intensive chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant at UCLH. Joe talks about how he’s now a racing car driver and talks about life after […]
Michelle was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) back in July 2007 and since then has had two stem cell transplants. Michelle talks openly and honestly about the impact her diagnosis, treatment and transplants has had on not only her […]
22 year old Adam lost his life to Leukaemia on January 9th 2008 having first contracted the disease at the age of 16. This is his story, complete with entry to the Dumball rally ’07! Adam had a life saving […]