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.
Second part of Ruth’s story, this time Ruth talks us through her experiences of having chemotherapy and its side effects.
Nineteen year old Clare was diagnosed whilst studying at Hull university. After numerous blood tests and various GP appointments later, Clare ended up in hospital where her condition was described to her as life threatening and Doctors were unsure exactly […]
Will was diagnosed at 24 years old with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after months of doctors appointments and scans. Before diagnosis Will had been suffering with night sweats, sickness and a chronic cough but after an appointment with a heart specialist and […]
We catch up with Katie who is trying to do anything other than her university work. Katie explains how her chemotherapy dosage has now gone up after discussions with her consultant so that she can hopefully beat her cancer sometime […]