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Nottinghamshire Leukaemia Appeal has provided funds of £6600 to further work on a research project being carried out at the University of Nottingham. Whilst many cancer cells grow and divide quickly, a subset remain dormant or ‘sleeping’. Chemotherapy drugs tend not to work on these sleeping cells and this project plans to establish why these cells are resistant to drugs...

Researchers at Nottingham University Hospitals are pleased to announce that they have a research paper just published in the journal PLOS One. The study, supported by the Nottinghamshire Leukaemia Appeal, demonstrates abnormal activity of a protein in leukaemia cells. Further work is now ongoing towards using the protein as a biomarker to show how patients will respond to drugs.

Photography For All in aid of the Friary Drop in Centre and The Nottinghamshire Leukaemia Appeal, which took place on the 6th June 2015. The day was organised by the Rushcliffe Photography Society, in conjunction with St Luke’s Church, Edwalton. The day comprised of a photography exhibition and sale, workshops and tutorials in photography, card sale, raffle, portrait studio and...

In 2014 the Nottinghamshire Leukaemia Appeal became an independent charity and this now allows it, not only to support research, but also the care and welfare of patients with leukaemia and related blood cancers. The re-launch was held on 16th April 2015 at the Clinical Sciences Building at City Hospital where guests learnt about the work the charity supports and...