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It took the blood of 100 strangers to save my son

To mark World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Jessica Lake shares how her now six-year-old son, Larry, depended on the kindness of blood donors for over a year after being diagnosed with the rare blood disease, aplastic anaemia. 

  • Blood disorders
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Conquering aplastic anaemia and lymphoma

Luci was a healthy 28-year-old when she wasdiagnosed with a blood disorder leading to a second blood cancer diagnosis.

  • Blood disorders
  • Other blood cancers
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Luci having a lung test

Better outcomes for aplastic anaemia and bone marrow failure syndromes

Describing, understanding and improving the diagnosis of aplastic anaemia and bone marrow failure syndromes.

  • Blood disorders
  • Research
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Last updated on February 9th, 2023

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