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A day in the life of a WM clinician

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a top Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia clinician is like? Dr Dima El-Sharkawi (Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Marsden) gave us insight.
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Raise WM awareness on Rare Disease Day

Around 4,000 people are currently living with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia. As a rare disease, it's vital we raise awareness so that these people get the care and treatment they need.
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Running London, virtually

Neil and Laura Lawrence took on the very first virtual Virgin Money London Marathon in October last, raising £300 for WMUK.
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WMUK Email forum reopens

After the closure of Yahoo groups, we've been working with volunteers to re-establish a new email forum for WM patients, and are pleased to announce that a new forum is now open.
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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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