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The Road to Beating Blood Cancer

This is how researchers, in the UK and abroad, think we'll beat blood cancer in a generation.

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The Road to Beating Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Following a staggering leap in five-year survival rates, from 5% in 1990 to 67% today, Professor Fielding tells us how we got here, and what we need to do to bring around the day where everyone survives ALL.

MDS cells under a microscope

The Road to Beating MDS

Professor Ghulam Mufti has been a blood cancer researcher for over 35 years. Here he explains how things have changed for people with MDS throughout his career, and what we need to do to get to a place where all people with the disease survive.

Professor Brian Huntly, researcher

The Road to Beating AML

Professor Huntly has been working in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) research for the past 18 years. In this blog, he tells us how far we’ve come and what we need to do to get to a day where almost everyone survives.

Dozens of circular, pink CLL cells under a microscope.

The Road to Beating CML

We've made great strides in CML research thanks to the development of drugs called TKI's. But they don't provide the cure that many people want. In this blog Professor David Vetrie discusses how we might make this happen within a lifetime.

A photo of Professor Peter Johnson in the lab

The Road to Beating Lymphoma

Professor Peter Johnson, Professor of Medical Oncology within Medicine at the University of Southampton, tells us how we'll get to a day when no one dies of lymphoma.

Head and shoulders image of Irene Ghobrial.

The Road to Beating Myeloma

Professor Irene Ghobrial, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the United States tells us about the current state-of-play for myeloma and how we’re going to beat it.

Professor Jude Fitzgibbon

The Road to Beating Follicular Lymphoma

Professor Jude Fitzgibbon, Professor of Personalised Cancer Medicine at Bart’s Cancer Institute, tells us how we're going to be follicular lymphoma in a generation

Professor Irene Roberts

The Road to Beating Childhood Leukaemia

Professor Irene Roberts is Professor of Paediatric Haematology at the University of Oxford. In this blog, she details how far we've come in childhood leukaemia and what we need to do to make sure every child survives.

Professor Freda Stevenson in the lab. Photo Credit: University of Southampton

The Road to Beating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

From defining two types of CLL, to thinking about how we might prevent CLL altogether, this blog is based on a conversation with Professor Freda Stevenson about how we improve things for people with the disease.

A researcher puts test tubes containing blood into a rack

The Road to Beating MPN

We've come a long way in treating MPN, and have discovered things that have had a substantial impact on people's quality of life. But there's a way to go and in this blog, Professor Claire Harrison tells us where we're going next.

A dashed line with text "The finish line's in sight, because of you"

Our Final Stop

In this blog, our Research Communications Manager, Rachel Kahn, reflects on the conversations from the series.