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Blood cancer information

Clear, reliable information for people living with blood cancer and their family members, friends, and health professionals.

Information on all types of blood cancer, as well as the blood cancer journey from diagnosis, to treatment, and beyond. There’s also information for carers and friends, and healthcare professionals.

Types of blood cancer

Blood cancer and disorder diagnosis, treatment, and side-effect information
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The blood cancer journey

Specific information depending on where you’re at
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Carers and friends

For carers, family, and friends
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For healthcare professionals

Resources and tools for doctors, nurses, and allied health
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Real stories

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Dawson family kept together for son’s transplant

The Dawson family are ‘forever grateful’ for being able to stay together in Leukaemia Foundation accommodation while young son, Asher underwent a life-saving bone marrow transplant.

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
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Baby Elowen conquers blood cancer with super strength

Before even reaching her first birthday, Elowen Boston has faced a greater challenge than many of us will in our lifetime - a life-threatening blood cancer diagnosis.

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
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My COVID-19 vaccine experience

Blood cancer survivor and midwife, Catherine Wheeler shares her experience being eligible for the Phase 1a COVID-19 vaccine rollout. 

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
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Catherin Wheeler

Tony’s in remission after CAR T-cell therapy – his last option

Tony's symptoms had only been problems with his legs and feet when we was diagnosed with ALL.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Using precision medicine to reduce long-term ALL treatment effects

Professor Deb White hopes to reduce the toxic impact of ALL therapy.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Deb White

Expert Series interview: Dr Rishi Kotecha on paediatric ALL

Dr Rishi Kotecha talks about the revolutionary treatments which are improving outcomes for babies and children with high-risk leukaemia.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Research
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