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  • Growing concern as blood cancer rates continue to rise - National

    Publish Date: 16/1/2018

    The Leukaemia Foundation’s CEO Bill Petch is reminding the nation the number of Australians dying from blood cancer is now DOUBLE those losing their life to melanoma, as registrations for the 20th anniversary of World’s Greatest Shave open today.

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  • Clinton and his family

    Help families like Clinton's this Christmas - ACT,NT,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

    Publish Date: 30/11/2017

    “I had a great life, a great partner, five beautiful kids. I was living everybody’s dream. Then it all came crashing down.”

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  • Myeloma and immune system

    Future leader in cancer research wins Picchi Award - VIC

    Publish Date: 26/10/2017

    The Leukaemia Foundation would like to congratulate to PHD Researcher Rebecca Delconte, who has won a 2017 Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Picchi Award for Excellence in Cancer Research.

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  • 'Life-saving' ibrutinib now cheaper for patients - National

    Publish Date: 9/10/2017

    Australians with CLL who have run out of treatment options can access this new oral therapy, which is showing remarkable results.

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  • Mary Wiggers

    Mary's driven to help others beat blood cancer - National

    Publish Date: 4/9/2017

    Mary Wiggers was so thankful for the Leukaemia Foundation’s support after her husband’s blood cancer diagnosis, she volunteered to help get others to their life-saving medical appointments.

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  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

    Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2017 - National

    Publish Date: 1/9/2017

    Leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma are all types of blood cancer and can develop in anyone, of any age, at any time. Another 35 Australians are diagnosed each and every day.

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  • John James Village

    John James Village Home for 40 Families in First Year - National

    Publish Date: 31/8/2017

    40 regional and rural families have been spared the financial and emotional strain of finding somewhere to live close to hospital in the city.

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  • Dr Ashwin Unnikrishnan

    Improving the “wait and see” approach to treatment for high-risk blood cancer - National

    Publish Date: 28/8/2017

    Australian researchers utilising valuable samples from an initial clinical trial funded with the help of Leukaemia Foundation supporters have discovered why half of patients with a type of high-risk blood cancer will not respond to a common treatment.

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