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  • Leukaemia can strike at any time – even Christmas Day — and it leaves families devastated - National

    Publish Date: 5/11/2015

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  • More than 26,000 Australians to unite for tonight’s Light the Night - National

    Publish Date: 9/10/2015

    For the first time, more than 26,000 people are set to walk together tonight in 53 Australian cities, turning public attractions and parks across the country into spectacular twinkling landscapes of hope, to raise funds to support families with blood cancer. You can still get involved...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • World CML Day – September 22 - National

    Publish Date: 18/9/2015

    The biggest issue faced by people with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is addressed with a new app that will be available on World CML Day – September 22.

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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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