23 episodes

Leukaemia Chatters podcast from Leukaemia Care

Leukaemia Chatters Leukaemia Care charity

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Leukaemia Chatters podcast from Leukaemia Care

    Leukaemia Chatters: A parent's perspective

    Leukaemia Chatters: A parent's perspective

    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.

    • 51 min
    Leukaemia Chatters COVID-19 special: Self isolation past and present

    Leukaemia Chatters COVID-19 special: Self isolation past and present

    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.

    • 39 min
    Leukaemia Chatters: Support through social media

    Leukaemia Chatters: Support through social media

    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.

    • 39 min
    Leukaemia Chatters: Relationships and Leukaemia

    Leukaemia Chatters: Relationships and Leukaemia

    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.

    • 41 min
    Rounding-up our 50th year

    Rounding-up our 50th year

    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.

    • 32 min
    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, Casualty

    For more from Leukaemia Care, go too www.leukaemiacare.org.uk

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    • 50 min

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