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COVID-19 Vaccination update

Following the recent research published on the COVID-19 vaccination’s effect on cancer patients, we’ve received an increase in enquiries from people affected by WM, specifically about whether you should be worried about the amount of time between the doses. We spoke to Consultant Haematologists and WM experts, Dr Dima El-Sharkawi and Dr Shirley D’Sa, for the latest advice for WM patients.
Mike and mum

Cycling for Mum

We're cheering on Mike Fitzgerald, who is taking on a mammoth cycle ride in memory of his mum, Lorraine.
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A day in the life of... Dr Jaimal Kothari

Dr Jaimal Kothari is a WMUK trustee, clinical lead for the late phase clinical trials group, and Consultant Haematologist at Oxford University Hospitals. He spent some time with us, talking about what his average day looks like.

Support for coming out of shielding

From 1 April, the Government has told people who are ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ that they will no longer have to shield. We understand that this may be a worrying time, and have put together some advice for people coming out of shielding.
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Government announce end to shielding

The Government has announced that people classified as 'clinically extremely vulnerable' will no longer be advised to shield from 1 April 2021.
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Is the COVID-19 vaccine effective for people with WM?

A recent study suggests that blood cancer patients might not have a good response to the first dose of the COVID-19. We understand that this might make worrying reading for many WM patients, their friends and family. We're here to help you understand what this means for you.

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