May 17, 2019

Simon Thomas sets up blood cancer fund in memory of wife Gemma

Former Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas has launched a fund to raise money for research into the type of leukaemia that killed his wife. Gemma Thomas, 40, died three days after she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in November 2017. The Gemma Thomas Fund has been set up with blood cancer charity Bloodwise, of which Thomas is a president. The Gemma Thomas Fund has been set up to invest in research projects which focus on improving understanding of AML and finding more effective treatments for the disease. "Thomas said:"This fund is going to plough money into more research so those stats, that 15% in the years to come, will rise to 30, to 40, to 50 and beyond.

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