It was almost two years ago that Ian Franks brought you the welcome news that AIMS was a new HSCT charity. Today, he looks further and finds a young but efficient organisation united by a desire to 'put something back'.
HSCT (Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation) is an effective therapy to fight multiple sclerosis, the level of side effects is acceptable, and the therapy is safe, Ian Franks believes. Now, he answers the question why he has not undergone HSCT himself,
This is the story of Julia Summers, Facebook regular and now HSCT veteran Something struck me, when reading Julia’s posts on Facebook that this was a determined woman, a loving wife, mother and a devoted dog lover. Julia has Relapsing Remitting multiple sclerosis and had been keen on HSCT since first hearing about it in … Continue reading HSCT for MS from Russia with Love – Julia’s tale
Gwen Higgs underwent HSCT in Moscow in 2014. Today, she is a committed advocate for the use of stem cell therapy to treat all types of multiple sclerosis. She is a voluntary admin on many HSCT Facebook groups and is always ready with words of encouragement and reassurance. This is part two of Gwen’s story, … Continue reading Gwen Higgs, HSCT for MS advocate, ‘This is Your Life’ (part two)