WHAT IS LEUKEMIA
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It was 4th of September, the day of my parents’ wedding anniversary, one week since I’d turned 16. And it was also World Leukaemia Day.
The day of the appointment arrived – 4th September 2019. I was nauseous with anxiety as my husband and I sat waiting to go in. After some more blood tests and a short wait we were called in to see the consultant. He asked what my GP had told me and then calmly said, “Well, it is leukaemia.” I will never ever forget those words.