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Author: Leukaemia Care charity

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Leukaemia Chatters podcast from Leukaemia Care
18 Episodes
Leukaemia in TV and Film

Leukaemia in TV and Film


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, CasualtyFor more from Leukaemia Care, go too 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 leukaemiaFor 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
Can you #SpotLeukaemia?

Can you #SpotLeukaemia?


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.
Leukaemia Chatters on CAR-T

Leukaemia Chatters on CAR-T


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.
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