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Stories from people living with blood cancer, their family, carers, and friends; plus research and advocacy news.

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About the Hovon 150 Trial

The aim of the HOVON 150 trial* is to recruit 968 patients with a particular mutation, related to AML.

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
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You stepped up for Jack and his family in their darkest hour

Jack was 22 years old when he was diagnosed with a dangerous blood disorder called aplastic anaemia.

  • Other blood cancers
  • Treatments and side-effects
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Thank you for keeping Gavin’s family close during a bone marrow transplant

Gavin thought leukaemia was only a children’s cancer until the day his shock diagnosis completely changed his family forever.  

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Support services
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Gavin Hill outside in the garden

You’re there for teenagers with blood cancer through every setback and every victory

After relapse last year, Siobhan knew her Leukaemia Foundation family would be there for her again.

  • Support services
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You helped Jenny navigate her diagnosis

Jenny connected with the vital information she needed to find her best treatment and take on her blood cancer with confidence. 

  • Support services
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Long-term research breakthrough

Generous support helped deliver a research breakthrough that could lead to the first drug approved for patients with AL amyloidosis.  

  • Amyloidosis
  • Research
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Professor Peter Mollee