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  • Volunteer Service Awards recognises 22 long-serving Foundation volunteers - National

    Publish Date: 7/5/2015

    In the lead up to National Volunteer Week this month, 22 of our wonderful volunteers were recognised for their loyal service at a Volunteer Service Awards presentation held at the Bridgestone Australia Leukaemia Foundation Village. Attended by His Excellency the Hon Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia, the celebrations highlighted the enormous value volunteers contribute to the life of the Foundation. Read more about the Award recipients and join the National Volunteer Week Parade on Monday May 11

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  • Myeloma research and treatments – the focus throughout May - ACT,NT,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

    Publish Date: 24/4/2015

    Myeloma treatments: the now and the new is the focus of a range of myeloma-based activities being held by the Leukaemia Foundation across Australia during May, and includes National Myeloma Day on May 20.

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    Blood cancer can affect anyone at any time - WA

    Publish Date: 20/4/2015

    The Leukaemia Foundation launches its ‘Blood cancer can affect anyone, at any time’ campaign in April, raising awareness of the impact of blood cancer in the WA community.

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  • Get Your Blood Pumping for Blood Cancer in 2015 - National

    Publish Date: 16/4/2015

    Get Your Blood Pumping for Blood Cancer is a new and exhilarating addition to the Foundation’s fundraising program. The program supports physically active people taking part in state, national and international physical challenges as they raise funds to help people living with a blood cancer or related blood disorder.

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  • Building of Hope to help regional families - National

    Publish Date: 15/4/2015

    Each year hundreds of people must relocate to Melbourne for highly specialised and complex life-saving treatments including chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. The Leukaemia Foundation’s new Victorian Patient Accommodation Centre will help to meet the accommodation shortage with 15 apartments, provided at no cost to people undergoing treatment and their families for the duration of their treatment in Melbourne.

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  • John's generosity knows no bounds when it comes to his sister and blood cancer - National

    Publish Date: 15/4/2015

    When Laura La Rocca was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2012 at the age of 43, her eldest brother, John Cherubin experienced first-hand the anxiety and uncertainty that Laura and her two daughters were facing.Feeling a sense of responsibility towards his sister and nieces through this difficult time John made the decision to step out of his comfort zone to help improve not only the life of his sister and her family, but also the lives of others experiencing blood cancer.

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  • Help give families like Jen's the support they desperately need - National

    Publish Date: 15/4/2015

    Mother of four Jennifer Glendinning assumed she was just tired, but blood tests revealed she had a type of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) that was threatening her life. Doctors sent her for immediate treatment in hospital and husband Stuart had to leave her side to prepare their four children.

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  • Small goals have led Bob to big accomplishments - National

    Publish Date: 15/4/2015

    Celebrating 45 years of marriage this year, 67-year-old Bob and his wife Denise have experienced their share of life’s adventures; many planned but with a few surprises along the way including a 34 year journey with blood cancer.

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