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Blood cancer information

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

There are over 120 different types of blood cancer. The Leukaemia Foundation supports people impacted by all blood cancers. Find out the blood cancers and disorders the Leukaemia Foundation supports.

Here you find information on all types of blood cancers (including leukaemia/leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma), as well as information relevant to the blood cancer journey from diagnosis, to treatment, and beyond. There’s also information for carers and friends, and healthcare professionals.

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Types of blood cancer

Blood cancer and disorder diagnosis, treatment, and side-effect information

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Understanding your blood and bone marrow function

Learn about your blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system

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The blood cancer journey

Specific information depending on where you’re at


Blood cancer fatigue

Discover evidence-based insights on cancer fatigue: its impacts, symptoms, and effective management strategies


Exercise and blood cancer

Explore the benefits of exercise for cancer patients, including recommendations before, during, and after treatment


Blood cancer and COVID-19

The latest information and advice about COVID-19 for people living with blood cancer, including lymphoma, leukaemia, myeloma and related blood disorders

Related information


Carers and friends: Information and resources

Information and resources for carers, family, and friends of those impacted by blood cancer


Healthcare professionals: Tools and resources

Resources and tools for blood cancer doctors, nurses, and associated allied health professionals


Meaning and purpose after a blood cancer diagnosis

Increase your quality of life, health outcomes and wellbeing after being diagnosed

Awareness activities

Myeloma Awareness Month

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day

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World Blood Cancer Day

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