Patient stories

  1. Cristina's story

    "I heard by chance about a new clinical trial for migraine (for the substance that would become Aimovig) on the radio and the doctor encouraged patients to write to him to see if they were eligible candidates. So I did write and they accepted me for the trial. This trial was going to be 18 months long."

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  2. Michel's story

    Michel has chronic migraine and shares his experiences seeking a treatment that works and his advice for other migraineurs. Image: stock - Michel wishes to remain anonymous.  

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  3. Abdur’s story


    Abdur was diagnosed with ALS in 2016. His uncle, Jamashaid, shares his story and how Radicut (edaravone) has helped Abdur to live better with ALS.

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  4. Francine's story


    My father, who was a general practitioner before he retired, was with me when we heard the official report of the neurologist. Afterwards, sitting in the car, he had to digest the fact that both his son and daughter had multiple sclerosis.

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  5. Danny's story


    In March 2014, Danny had just become a father for the second time when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in his liver.

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  6. Vito's story


    My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer and had been treated with a standard chemotherapy combination therapy and Xalkori (crizotinib), the other first in class before Alecensa...

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  7. Mirjam's story


    In March 2014, at the age of 39, Mirjam was diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (an aggressive fast-growing cancer).

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  8. Garmt's story


    In July 2013, Garmt van Soest returned home from a week of kitesurfing, ready to get stuck into some new projects at work and prepare a wedding speech for one of his best friends, Paul.

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  9. Hein's story


    Hein Jamboers was diagnosed with melanoma in 2009.

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  10. Abigail's story


     Abigail was diagnosed with head and neck cancer. She tried various forms of chemotherapy straight away, but they kept failing.

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