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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.

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.

Covid-19 Vaccination

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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Understanding your blood and bone marrow function

Learn about your blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system.

Red blood cells under the microscope

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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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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Real stories

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Jennifer was diagnosed with myeloma at 27 years old

  • Myeloma
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Jennifer Marx

Navigating a rare blood disease as a mother of five: Fiona’s story

  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
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Fiona McWhirter

Expert Series: Associate Professor Nada Hamad on the importance of clinical trials

When talking to her patients, clinical haematologist and researcher Associate Professor Nada Hamad always considers their eligibility for a clinical trial. 

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • Interviews with experts
  • Research
  • Treatments and side-effects
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Associate Professor Nada Hamad - clinical haematologist and researcher

Dealing with the emotions of clearing out a home after a loved one dies

Feelings of helplessness and confusion are common after losing a loved one and everything you need to do can be overwhelming. 

  • Grief and loss
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Clearing out the house

Learning to live around our grief

Grief is very much part of our lives - it’s not something separate and it's not just about dying or death, it's around endings, according to psychotherapist, Dr Stephanie Thompson.  

  • Grief and loss
  • Treatments and side-effects
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Dr Stephanie Thompson

Expert Series: the healing power of music therapy

“Music is very much part of our lives” and that's why it's such a useful and effective tool in therapy, according to Tasmanian registered music therapist, Dr Stephanie Thompson. 

  • Grief and loss
  • Interviews with experts
  • Treatments and side-effects
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Dr Stephanie Thompson