I did it. I beat you leukaemia. This is the best day of my life.India Pappas
The Leukaemia Foundation is Australia's peak body for blood cancer, funding research and providing free services to support people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders, and their families.
We have an unwavering focus on reducing the impact of blood cancer and related blood disorders by providing free practical and emotional support, and funding research to improve treatments and find cures. Our work also includes raising awareness of the impact within the community, advocacy, and contributing to the international blood cancer sector to improve quality of life for the person and their family.
We receive no ongoing government funding and we rely on the generous support of the community to fund our Vision to Cure and Mission to Care.
We have an unwavering focus on reducing the impact of blood cancer and related blood disorders by providing free practical and emotional support, and funding research to improve treatments and find cures.
Vision to Cure
Each year, we invest millions of dollars in our National Research Program to improve treatments and find cures. Research takes place in leading Australian hospitals and institutions, with a focus on research with the potential to improve quality of life and survival for people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders. To ensure that the best quality research in the areas of greatest need is supported, our program is steered by an independent panel of leading Australian researchers and clinicians who generously volunteer their time and expertise.
Mission to Care
When blood cancer changes the lives of thousands of Australian families every year, we are ready to help them to face the challenges ahead. Many simple aspects of life become complex when a person is diagnosed. Our services help to reduce the burden on the individual and their family, so that they can focus on their treatment and the things they enjoy. All support is provided free of charge.
- Compassion and charity. We recognise our trusted position within the community and listen to the needs of others with openness and concern.
- Innovation, diligence and objectivity. We continue to learn and cultivate a culture where new ideas are encouraged and embraced.
- Respect, honesty and fairness. We recognise and value the intrinsic worth of every person we interact with during the course of our day.
- Integrity, impartiality and accountability. We behave ethically, caring for eachother and our resources with honesty, authenticity and transparency.