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Author: Leukaemia Care charity

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Leukaemia Chatters podcast from Leukaemia Care
24 Episodes
Welcome to Leukaemia Chatters! In this episode, we spoke to patients about their experiences of shielding as the guidance comes to an end in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland from 1st August.
Welcome to Leukaemia Chatters! In this episode, we talked to Rosie Palmer and James Saunders, two parents whose sons, Rufus Palmer and Frankie Saunders, were diagnosed with leukaemia. Rosie and Jamie joined us to discuss their experiences, as well as to share advice for other parents in the same position as themselves.
Welcome to Leukaemia Chatters! In our April 2020 podcast, we're broadcasting from the comfort of our homes as we chat to two patients, Sam and Thea, about self-isolation and how it isn't a new experience for many affected by blood cancer.
Welcome to Leukaemia Chatters! In our March 2020 podcast, we're chatting about social media and how it can be a source of support for patients.
Welcome to Leukaemia Chatters! In our first podcast of 2020, we're talking about relationships, and whether your relationship status can have an effect on your leukaemia journey.
Our final podcast of the year is now available! If you missed yesterday's Facebook Live, listen below as we round-up our 50th year. We're discussing what we've been up to and how we've been working harder than ever to support patients and their loved ones.
Leukaemia has been used as a plot device in many TV shows and in films - but are they accurate? What do patients think of these depictions? Charlotte is joined by Zack from Leukaemia Care as well as Sam Slaney, who is in remission following a diagnosis with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) to discuss some of these representations of leukaemia. Media discussed: My sisters keeper, The Bucket List, Peep Show, The Children's Act, War in the Blood, Casualty For more from Leukaemia Care, go too Please rate the podcast and subscribe
In the latest episode, Nicole and Zack chat about the outcome of the Spot Leukaemia campaign - how many people have we reached and why do we do awareness campaigns like this? Our next podcast will be out in October and we'll be focussing on representations of leukaemia in the media
Kris from the team at Leukaemia Care chats to former England and Crystal Palace star Geoff Thomas about his journey with chronic myeloid leukaemia For more on CML, go to
The team at Leukaemia Care were delighted to talk to Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies about the #SpotLeukaemia campaign and her time working as a haematologist. For more on the #SpotLeukaemia campaign, go to
Ahead of BCAM, Zack holds a Spot Leukaemia quiz which sees Charlotte, Nicole and Kate get pitted against one another - it all gets very competitive!
We were delighted to talk to WWE's Roman Reigns about his CML diagnosis. Nicole and Kris talk to Roman about the lack of awareness of leukaemia, whether it was a storyline and just a work and the treatment he is undergoing.
Following the BBC documentary "War in the blood", the Leukaemia Chatters team discuss CAR-T and whether the hype needs to be tempered - for now.
In a special podcast to mark Mens Health Week, Zack Pemberton-Whiteley has spoken to Kris Griffin and Nigel Deekes about topics such as why men don't go to the doctors and how we can educate men about leukaemia. For more information, head to the Leukaemia Care website at
Charlotte is joined by Zack and Kate in discussing various issues about the end of your life. This podcast was originally recorded as a Facebook live, which can be found at
In this podcast, we chatted to Usha Grieve, Director of Information and Partnerships at Compassion in Dying, as part of #DyingMatters Awareness Week.
Our Buddy Support Service connects patients with trained Buddies who have a personal experience of a blood cancer. John Price, who was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) 17 years ago, is one such Buddy. In our latest podcast, he chats about why he's a Buddy, and why the service is important to patients.
Regular Bloodstream presenter Charlotte Martin is joined by: Zack Pemberton-Whiteley: Patient Advocacy Director for Leukaemia Care Nicole Scully: Comms and Fundraising Director, Leukaemia Care Kris Griffin: CML patient and Leukaemia Care trustee Kate Stallard: APL patient and Leukaemia Care trustee In this edition, the team try to mythbust on a range of topics about leukaemia and cancer - from there being a hidden cure for cancer to the risk of a positive or negative attitude... Please leave us a review and keep an ear out for future episodes.
Sheila Appiah’s daughter, Imogin, sadly passed away from acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in 2010. In this podcast she tells her story.
In our latest podcast, we chatted to Leukaemia Care trustee and acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) patient Kate Stallard about fertility, early menopause and hormone replacement therapy.
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