Unification signals new era of support for Australians with blood cancer - National
Publish Date: 22/4/2016
Families impacted by blood cancer can look forward to better outcomes and support with the emergence of an influential new charity tackling the important issues facing patients.
Members of the Leukaemia Foundation of Australia and Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland have recently endorsed a joint Board proposal to unify the two organisations.
We welcome a new research development that points to a potential prevention strategy for several forms of blood cancer - National
Publish Date: 4/3/2016
Could there be a new way to prevent blood cancer? There has been a new development today, on a research discovery we shared in January 2014 that showed that a cancer causing protein (MYC) could be reduced by disabling protein called MCL-1.
Parliamentary delegation raises awareness of confusing blood cancer medicine maze - National
Publish Date: 2/3/2016
People with blood cancer are being forced to battle through a complex maze to gain access to life-saving medicines, according to our Leukaemia Foundation delegation who met with Federal Members of Parliament in Canberra today.
Heartbreaking stories of people with blood cancer fundraising, selling assets and travelling overseas for treatment prompted us to develop a first-of-its-kind resource to help people access non-PBS listed medicines.
Expanded collaboration supports MPN community - National
Publish Date: 29/2/2016
Today, on World Rare Disease Day (February 29), the Leukaemia Foundation announces a new step in our relationship with Australians with one of the rare groups of blood cancers called myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) and the informal MPN networks that have been established.
Foundation to again host pioneering New Directions in Leukaemia Research Meeting - National
Publish Date: 25/2/2016
The Leukaemia Foundation is again hosting the international New Directions in Leukaemia Research Meeting which will focus on latest developments at the frontiers of blood cancer research – epigenetics, cell therapy, genomics and new therapeutic approaches including immunotherapy.