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Dr Ken Micklethwaite

Australian study first ever to use CAR T-cells to prevent relapse after treatment

In a world first, the Australian COMMITTAL trial uses CAR T-cell therapy to improve survival for people with B-cell ALL who have an allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT). Dr Ken Micklethwaite, a clinical haematologist and bone marrow physician, who runs the CAR T-cell program at The Westmead Institute of Medical Research (Sydney), describes the […]

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Project:home Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland

Finding new ways to beat blood cancer

More and more Queenslanders are relying on us for support on their blood cancer journey. For many, a blood cancer diagnosis means relocating to Brisbane so they can immediately start treatment. That means they need somewhere to stay, a home-away-from-home. Our current accommodation centres in Brisbane already help hundreds of people each year but we need more accommodation to cope with demand. So, to […]

The only national charity dedicated to helping those with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders survive and then live a better quality of life.

What is the financial impact of cancer?

When someone is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness like leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, or a related blood disorder, it can have an immediate impact on the family. Most people know this, of course, and the emotional struggle that a lot of families go through following a diagnosis is incredibly difficult. But the finances – in […]

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