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COVID-19 update – National Lockdown

England and Scotland have both entered national lockdowns in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the UK. People who are in the clinically extremely vulnerable group are advised to follow shielding advice.
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Updated shielding advice

Following the Government announcements over the weekend, if you are living in a Tier 4 area in England, clinically extremely vulnerable people are advised to follow new shielding measures.

Thank you to our amazing 20 for 20 fundraisers!

We're so grateful to everyone who participated in the 20 for 20 challenge, raising vital funds for people affected by Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia during this difficult year.
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The COVID-19 vaccine and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (WM)

We’ve worked with our WM specialists Dr Dima El-Sharkawi (Consultant Haematologist at Royal Marsden Hospital) and Dr Shirley D’Sa (lead WM clinician at UCLH) to answer some of your top questions about what the COVID-19 vaccine is, and what it means for you.
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UK approves COVID vaccine

The United Kingdom is the first country in the world to approve a vaccine for COVID-19 for widespread use.

Giving Tuesday

This #GivingTuesday, you can help us continue to be there for people affected by Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia. Head to our page to learn how you can support.

Take on the 20 for 20 Challenge for WMUK!

We've teamed up with 19 other rare and less common cancer charities in the 20 for 20 Challenge. Take on 20 challenges in 20 days this autumn and raise funds for WMUK to help us help others during this challenging time. Cancer doesn't stop for COVID, and neither do we.
Ellie from Berkshire

Ellie's story

“The day-to-day challenges of living with a rare cancer that no-one seems to have heard of, let alone pronounce, has had an overwhelming effect on our lives.”

We’re really grateful to Ellie for sharing her thoughts and feelings since being diagnosed with WM earlier this year.

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