Attend a Patient Information Day

Our nationwide information days give patients and carers the opportunity to ask questions about specific diseases and listen to eminent professional speakers and medical professionals.

What you need to be careful of

Treatment for most types of blood cancers will result in lower levels of white blood cells, neutrophils, that would usually fight food poisoning bacteria.  Also, the lining of the gut acts as a barrier preventing bacteria from reaching the bloodstream, and during chemotherapy and radiotherapy this can become damaged, increasing the risk of infection

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