Leukaemia Cancer Society |
Information & Support

When a loved one is diagnosed with cancer it can seem like normal life stops and a different journey begins. It’s a journey that tests families physically, emotionally, socially and financially.

Donate

With your support we can continue with our lifesaving work, we can keep providing our vital services. Donate today and help us support more people living with cancer.

Become a Volunteer

Make your time matter by volunteering with LCS. Whether you have days or months, the time you give can really make a difference.

Save a Life

You may be a blood donor, you may even carry an organ donor card, but have you ever considered being a bone marrow / stem cell donor?

Where Your Money Goes

For Every £1 You Donate We Spend...

80p
On Fighting Leukaemia and Cancer
20p
On Fundraising and Governance

Bloodcancer is the 3rd biggest cancer killer and claims more lives than breast or prostate cancer each year

Leukaemia is a cancer of the blood. It is the most common type of childhood cancer in the UK.

Every 14 minutes in the UK, someone is diagnosed with a life threatening blood cancer like leukaemia.

13,000 people lose their lives to blood cancers and related disorders every year in the UK

What We Do

Care & Support

We provide complete support for patients and those close to them.

Donor Recruitment

We organise donor recruitment events to enlist potential bone marrow/stem cell donors.

Fundraising

We organise fundraising & awareness events to help us continue our work and save lives.

Research Projects

The Leukaemia Cancer Society is committed to funding cancer research of the highest international standard. Researchers are continuously working to find ways to diagnose cancer earlier, when treatments are more likely to be successful and to develop new treatments that are more effective and kinder. We are currently working with the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute (ECSCRI) in Cardiff, supporting the work of Dr Neil Rodrigues. ECSCRI is also home to the national AML trials centre.

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Our History

Since the Leukaemia Cancer Society (LCS) was formed it has developed into a charity that raises money devoted to the recruitment of volunteer bone marrow donors, research, education and patient care. The origins of The Leukaemia Cancer Society go back to 1994 when leukaemia sufferers John Triteos and Anna Georgiou, who needed bone marrow transplants to save their lives, began making a desperate appeal for bone marrow donors to come forward.

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Recent Blog Posts & Events

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25th Anniversary Celebrations

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Urgent appeal. In October 2017 19 -year-old Alex Haines was given the news he had acute...

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Although we are a small team, we do have occasional employment and volunteering opportunities. Job...

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Short Story Competition

Following the success of last year’s competition, we are again inviting schools to take part in the...

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