Latest The Anthony Nolan Trust Stories

2010-05-05 06:00:00

OTTAWA, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that The Anthony Nolan Trust, the UK's largest bone marrow donor registry, has selected Oragene DNA for a pilot project aimed at increasing donor recruitment.

2008-10-13 15:00:30

POTENTIAL bone marrow donors are being sought to save the lives of leukaemia sufferers. Leukaemia charity The Anthony Nolan Trust has teamed up with Gullane's Scottish Fire Services College to organise a public donor recruitment clinic.

2008-10-12 00:00:30

By laura stuart-cook Tributes have flooded into www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk for leukaemia sufferer Wayne Edges, who died just days after being told a bone marrow transplant had been a success.

2008-10-04 18:00:24

SHE stared death in the face, yet refused to die. And tomorrow marks a milestone for recovered cancer sufferer Paula Boustead. It is six years to the day that she had her bone marrow transplant as she battled leukaemia.

2008-09-12 12:00:35

HEALTH SECRETARY Alan Johnson was today opening the UK's first combined stem cell research centre and bank. The Anthony Nolan Cell Therapy Centre in Nottingham is being hailed as a lifeline for those suffering blood diseases, such as leukaemia.

2008-09-12 12:00:34

By HELEN PUTTICK HEALTH CORRESPONDENT THE first bank to store umbilical cord blood for use in both stem cell transplants and research opened yesterday. Patients UK-wide suffering life-threatening illnesses such as leukaemia will benefit from the GBP1.4m centre at Nottingham Trent University.

2008-09-03 18:00:41

A SPECIAL bone marrow clinic to recruit potential donors is being held in the ECHO'S atrium today. Between 4pm and 7pm, the Anthony Nolan Trust was due to sign up volunteer lifesavers.

2008-08-18 00:00:38

Leukaemia survivor Georgina Mawle is urging people to help save Henry Scot-Simmonds' life. Georgina celebrated getting two C grades in her A-Levels on Thursday despite suffering from the disease for five years.

2008-08-14 00:00:44

By Joe Lane David Weaving is urging people to sign up to help leukaemia sufferer Henry Scot-Simmonds. Describing his own experiences as a stem cell donor, the British Gas worker from Fiddler's Green in Cheltenham said the process was painless and straightforward.

2008-08-04 18:01:03

Little Alishba Qamer is waiting for a miracle, for someone to save her life, after doctors gave her just two months to live in May.

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The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.