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  • 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.

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  • Seven cancer drug submissions under PBAC review - National

    Publish Date: 2/9/2015

    Submissions for seven blood cancer drugs will be considered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) at its November 2015 meeting.

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  • Taking charge with lymphoma - National

    Publish Date: 31/8/2015

    Many people enjoy long and healthy lives after being successfully treated for lymphoma.

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  • Please give to our Together Appeal to support families like Rebecca’s. - National

    Publish Date: 20/8/2015

    It meant that we've been able to travel through this together and have the support of each other. - Rebecca, who was pregnant with her second child when she was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia.

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  • SVI researchers discover gene’s ‘security guard’ role in cells - National

    Publish Date: 24/7/2015

    Leukaemia Foundation congratulates Dr Walkley and his team at the St Vincent’s Institute in Melbourne on the publication of their research into ADAR1 in the journal Science.

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  • Keeping up-to-date with current and future MDS treatments - National

    Publish Date: 2/7/2015

    Two international MDS experts will be in Australia in July to provide an update on current treatment approaches and new therapies for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) – a rare form of blood cancer.

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  • Stadium Stomp MCG is back! Take on the ultimate stair climbing challenge Sunday 5 July, 2015 - VIC

    Publish Date: 2/7/2015

    Australia’s longest consecutive stair climb challenge Stadium Stomp MCG will again be held at the MCG on Sunday 5 July from 8am to 3pm raising funds for charity partner the Leukaemia Foundation (LF).

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  • Major Accommodation Construction Project For Canberra Underway - ACT,NSW

    Publish Date: 25/6/2015

    A major new project to provide Canberra’s first purpose-built accommodation for people undergoing treatment for blood cancer was officially launched on Friday 19 June. The concept for the new village was shaped by former Canberra resident and leukaemia survivor who stayed in a Leukaemia Foundation unit near Westmead Hospital, Sydney, while undergoing treatment.

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