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.
Aussie Muscle Car Run: 'Revvin in the Wild Wild West' - WA
Publish Date: 23/6/2015
Registrations are open for the inaugural Leukaemia Foundation Aussie Muscle Car Run in WA. This unique fundraising event provides owners of cars manufactured during the period 1963 -1977 with an opportunity to show case their cars in a seven day cruise throughout Western Australia from 24 -30 October.
More equitable treatment for Australians with blood cancer needed, Senate committee told - ACT,NT,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA
Publish Date: 19/6/2015
Establishment of a national clinical registry to ensure more equitable treatment for Australians with blood cancer was the focus of the Leukaemia Foundation's second submission to the Senate's ongoing inquiry on cancer drug access.
Parliamentary breakfast boosts consideration of the needs of people with blood cancer in health policy making - ACT,NT,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA
Publish Date: 18/6/2015
The Leukaemia Foundation joined forces with Myeloma Australia today to increase consideration of the needs people with blood cancer in health policy making at a special parliamentary breakfast in Canberra, sharing the results new research showing that more than 40 per cent of Australians with blood cancers have tried to access new medicines that are not subsidised in Australia, with the vast majority unsuccessful in their attempts.
Please give to our Research Appeal to help people like volunteer fire-fighter, Amy - National
Publish Date: 16/6/2015
A clinical trial saved the life of 28 year old volunteer fire fighter Amy, the last option after other treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia had failed. Please give what you can to our Research Appeal by June 30 so that we can continue to fund urgent research in the hope that one day, everyone diagnosed with blood cancer can be cured.
Breakthrough cancer drugs brought to Australia in clinical trial first - National
Publish Date: 14/5/2015
People with blood cancer will get valuable access to potentially lifesaving medicines from around the world with the Leukaemia Foundation's launch of an initiative, unique for blood cancer, and a first in Australia.
Thanks to our volunteers for your 68,000 hours of priceless support - National
Publish Date: 13/5/2015
National Volunteer Week gives us an invaluable opportunity to thank the generous women and men who’s priceless contribution to last financial year gave more than 68,000 hours of their time in support of the Leukaemia Foundation’s work in our community.
Qualified Blood Buddies support others facing blood cancer - National
Publish Date: 7/5/2015
The Leukaemia Foundation’s national Blood Buddies Peer Support Program has 20 trained volunteers who have also ‘been there’ with a blood cancer experience.
Blood Buddy volunteers like Jean Bryant have a unique and personal understanding of blood cancer and are helping others facing a diagnosis.
Learn how Blood Buddies like Jean will change lives.