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Luca and Susan’s story

Luca and Susan’s story

Luca, 13, was invited to take part in a clinical research study at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) after being diagnosed with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

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Bill’s story

Bill’s story

"My wife would not have wanted me to quit, she would have wanted me to keep fighting and to help others in the same situation."

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Peter’s story

Peter’s story

Manchester Heart Centre patient, Peter explains more about his role in research at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Guy’s story

Guy’s story

It was around twenty years ago when Guy Hill was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy (IGAN) a form of inflammation in the kidney disease, at the age of 35 years old.

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Wayne’s story

Wayne’s story

Wayne was diagnosed with Choroideremia when he was 17 years old. In 2013, he was referred to a ground-breaking gene therapy trial to treat the condition by Professor Graeme Black.

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Rumbi’s story

Rumbi’s story

When Rumbi was just three years old, her family was devastated to learn that she had Wilms’ tumour, a rare form of kidney cancer.

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Alan’s story

Alan’s story

Alan was diagnosed with diabetes aged 22 and he didn’t understand the importance of managing the condition.

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Susan’s Lupus story

Susan’s Lupus story

Susan has lupus, an autoimmune disease where the body mistakenly attacks health tissue. She has been a patient at MRI for almost 20 years and has taken part in a number of different research studies.

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