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My Story: Nigel Deekes

Nigel Deekes was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) in 2011 aged 45 with a wife and two children and no indication that he was ill. Watch his inspiring story and find out how the research into CML, as well as treatment delivered at Birmingham led by Professor Charles Craddock has...

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Fiona Codd

In November 2013 Fiona Codd from Sutton Coldfield was like any other 19 year-old girl. She was studying hard to go to University and pursue a career in the media. She loved Peter Andre, Olly Murs, seeing her friends and enjoying life. In December she started getting flu-like symptoms that...

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Brooke Evans

Hello, my name is Brooke, I’m 18 years old, I live in Redditch with my family and have acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. I wanted to share my story to help people understand more about the disease and raise funds to treat other patients like me. It started back in August 2013. I was like any...

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