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Newly diagnosed

A blood cancer or blood disorder diagnosis can bring forth a range of emotions and questions.

What happens next?

What to expect and plan for – right now.

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Understanding your blood

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

Red blood cells under the microscope

Questions to ask your doctor

A useful guide to help at your next appointment.

Meaning and purpose after a blood cancer diagnosis

Increase your quality of life, health outcomes and wellbeing

Meaning and Purpose after a blood cancer diagnosis

Practical and financial advice

Managing finances, legal matters, and health-related documents.

Telling people

There’s no easy way to share news of a diagnosis, but these ideas may help.

Pregnancy and blood cancer

Being pregnant with a blood cancer or blood disorder poses challenges for you and your unborn baby.

Fertility and blood cancer

Information for both men and women.

Your care team

Medical professionals, allied health professionals and other service and support providers work together to coordinate your care and treatment.

Support Services

The Leukaemia Foundation offers free support to anyone affected by a blood cancer in Australia.

Blood cancer information

Diagnosis, treatment, and side-effect information.

Your healthcare rights

Understand what you, or someone you care for, can expect when receiving care through the Leukaemia Foundation

A guide to the best blood cancer treatment

We’ve collaborated with the Cancer Council to create these guides on the best treatment and care options.