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Flu jab

Should I have the flu (influenza) jab, and is it safe?

Vaccination against seasonal flu offers Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (WM) patients, who often have weakened immune systems, some protection against the most common strains of flu. The flu vaccine is therefore recommended in all and preferably also family members of WM patients to keep the flu levels low in the community.

Take on the 20for20 Challenge for WMUK!

WMUK has joined forces with 19 other less common cancer charities to create a unique and exciting 20-day challenge. The 20for20 Challenge aim is to raise funds to make up the shortfall in our income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds that are vital to enable us to continue with our work. Find out more here.
Are you currently taking zanubrutinib?

Are you currently on zanubrutinib?

We are very keen to hear from any WM patients who are currently taking zanubrutinib in the UK. If you would be prepared to share your experiences to inform our work on a forthcoming NICE appraisal, please do get in touch.
R4AR JOGLE 2020 for Waldenstroms

Thank you to the R4AR 2020 JOGLE Team!

Congratulations from everyone at WMUK to the incredible R4AR JOGLE 2020 cyclists on completing their John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge, having cycled through Storm Ellen and Storm Frances to raise nearly £40,000 for their chosen charities - WMUK, The Brain Tumour Charity and Headcase Cancer Trust, in memory of Rory Morrison and Alex Baigler. 
Webinar recording 2


A recording of our joint webinar "WM and COVID-19" held in partnership with Lymphoma Action on Friday 19th June, is now available for those who were not able to join us on the day, or who wish to watch it again. 
Looking on

Latest government "roadmap" to relax restrictions for people who are shielding

The Government have announced significant changes to shielding in England from 6 July, along with a proposed end to shielding from 1 August.

We have updated our general advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect the Government's updated general guidance for the shielding community and are continuing to monitor the situation. 
virus vs science

Viruses vs Science: how COVID-19 gives itself away

Dr Shirley D'Sa, WMUK Trustee and Consultant Haematologist and WM lead at University College London Hospitals, explains the science behind the current COVID-19 pandemic and what we know about this virus.

Let's help beat COVID-19 for all - download the COVID Symptom Tracker

The COVID Symptom Tracker developed by ZOE Global Limited, alongside King's College London, to study the symptoms and spread of COVID-19, have now partnered with the UK's leading charities and all of the Royal Medical Colleges, to better understand the virus in those who are more vulnerable. To help support this important initiative, more volunteers are needed to take part.

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