Foundation aids a new test to save unnecessary chemotherapy for lymphoma - ACT,NT,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA
Publish Date: 2/10/2015
Personalised medicine for people with the most common type of lymphoma (DLBCL) is one step closer today thanks to our supporters.
A new test will save some people from months of unnecessary chemotherapy by showing doctors if the person is likely to do well on standard therapies, or if they should use an alternate therapy straight away.
Today, Aussie bartenders start showing their 'U.G.L.Y.' side - National
Publish Date: 1/10/2015
Starting today, more than 1450 Australian bartenders will let their patrons know: 'I'm U.G.L.Y.' all for the Leukaemia Foundation's U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year to help regional Australians facing blood cancer.
U.G.L.Y. stands for 'Understanding Generous Likeable You' and every $80 raised by a bartender provides a night of accommodation to a regional family that needs to relocate to the city during treatment.
Double discovery – game changer in quest to cure leukaemia - National
Publish Date: 15/9/2015
Research funded by the Leukaemia Foundation has made two groundbreaking discoveries in the quest to defeat one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia.
Researchers at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Melbourne) have uncovered vital new leads on how to outsmart the deadly disease, based on how a form of leukaemia fights back against an innovative new treatment.