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Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Connecting Carers Group

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Research in Action: Blood Cancer Genomics Trial

Research in Action: Blood Cancer Genomics Trial

  • When?
    13 October 2020, 3pm-4pm AEST/4pm – 5pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – Webex meeting

In this live seminar, you will learn how your continuing support is set to revolutionise the way people with blood cancer are treated today and in the future.

Every person’s blood cancer is unique; the therapies used to treat them should be unique as well. That is the power of precision medicine.

Today we will hear from Dr Peter Diamond, Head of Research at the Leukaemia Foundation, and Associate Professor Steven Lane of QIMR Berghofer about precision medicine based clinical trials and the new Blood Cancer Genomics Trial which is scheduled to open later this year.

3pm-4pm AEST/4pm – 5pm AEDT
Online (Webex meeting)

Fill out the form here to register. If you have any questions about our seminars, please contact Julia Eyles, Leukaemia Foundation Supporters Coordinator, on jeyles@leukaemia.org.au or (07) 3318 4448.

Carers support group (online)

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Blood Cancer Support Group

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Light the Night

Light the Night

  • When?
    10 October 2020
  • Where?
    Across Australia

Light the Night is the Leukaemia Foundation’s beautiful evening lantern walk, where Australians gather to transform the darkness into a sea of glowing light to give hope to all those affected by blood cancer. This year, Light the Night will take place in a new and beautiful way on Saturday, 10 October 2020.

Register now to sign up for this special event.

Men’s Blood Cancer Support Group

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Meet Prof. Tim Hughes from the Blood Cancer Taskforce

Meet Prof. Tim Hughes from the Blood Cancer Taskforce

Taskforce member Professor Tim Hughes
Taskforce member Professor Tim Hughes

Tim is Cancer Theme Leader with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

What drives your passion to help people with blood cancer?

Blood cancers, if treated appropriately, potentially lead to a normal quality, normal duration of life. The stakes are so amazingly high so that increases the satisfaction of developing better therapies and the motivation to continue to make further improvements in all the blood cancers is very strong.

Why did you want to be part of the Taskforce?

I think the Blood Cancer Taskforce is going to have a big impact on the way we manage blood cancers over the next 20 to 30 years, so to be able to contribute to that is going to be a huge honour and a huge opportunity.

How do you think the Taskforce might improve the lives of people with a blood cancer?

I think the strength of the Blood Cancer Taskforce is that it is looking at the picture not from one, narrow perspective but from the broadest of perspectives, including how we communicate with patients, how we work together as clinicians to improve outcomes, how we improve our recruitment to trials. It’s looking at the broadest questions that we can possibly ask.

Evening Blood Cancer Support Group

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.

Blood Cancer Support Group: Living with uncertainty

Blood Cancer Support Group: Young Adults (20-40)

  • When?
    20 October 2020, 6.30pm-8pm AEST/7.30-9pm AEDT
  • Where?
    Online – via Webex link

Topic: Discussing the needs of young adults

We know young adults have unique needs and challenges living with blood cancer at this time in their lives. Hence, we are trialing this online group to identify whether a forum to chat with other young adults living with blood cancer would be of benefit. Please join us to share your experience, exchange information and learn healthy coping strategies in a supportive space. This group will be facilitated by Leukaemia Foundation Blood Cancer Support Coordinators.

All groups are 100% confidential and free of charge. Groups will be limited to 15 people to give everyone an opportunity to listen and be heard.

To participate you:

  • Need to be between the ages of 20-40, diagnosed with a blood cancer OR a carer between the ages of 20-40 who is supporting a 20-40 year old diagnosed with a blood cancer
  • Will abide by the principles of privacy, confidentiality & respect
  • Will need a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection
  • Participants joining from an iPhone/android phone/iPad, should download the webex app prior to the group session
  • Need to register.

What you need to know:

  • Registration is essential
  • Times are quoted in both Australia Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEDT) – ensure you check whether your state uses standard time or daylight savings
  • Please check your junk or spam folders if you don’t receive a confirmation email of your registration.

Download the Webex app for your phone or tablet here:

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We hope you can join us soon.