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Jocelyn and her three girls after being discharged from ICU

Third trimester blood cancer diagnosis rocks young family

Andrew and Jocelyn Raunjak were preparing for the arrival of their third baby when their world was turned upside-down by a rare blood cancer affecting less than 100 Aussies each year.

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The Nott Family

Dear Blood Cancer…

The Nott family share their letter to blood cancer to mark World Blood Cancer Day.

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Cancer cell illustration

Decisions from the March PBAC meeting for CLL/SLL

Acalabrutinib (Calquence®) will be added to the therapy arsenal for CLL and SLL.

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Khai Li Chai

Addressing knowledge gaps in immunoglobulin therapy

Dr Khai Li Chai’s project is investigating how to improve the prevention and treatment of infection in blood cancer patients with antibody replacement therapy.

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The Woods' with their boxer, Bailey

Bruce has found his pot of gold – acalabrutinib

It all paid off for Bruce when he chose to delay his chemotherapy to wait for a clinical trial to begin for the drug.

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2 minutes with Dr Rishi Kotecha from the Blood Cancer Taskforce

The Blood Cancer Taskforce is well on its way to developing Australia’s first National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer. We ask some of the Taskforce members what drives their passion for blood cancer. Why did you want to be part of the Taskforce? I am a paediatric haematologist and oncologist, so it was important […]

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2 minutes with Prof. Tim Hughes from the Blood Cancer Taskforce

The Blood Cancer Taskforce is well on its way to developing Australia’s first National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer. We ask some of the Taskforce members what drives their passion for blood cancer. Why did you want to be part of the Taskforce? I think the Blood Cancer Taskforce is going to have a […]

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Two women sitting together smiling smiling

Myeloma Awareness Month 2020

We’re sharing myeloma stories, plus brand new video resources this Myeloma Month.

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Shirley grief coordinator

Living well with grief

Our Grief Support Services Manager, Shirley Cunningham, talks about our grief services, being alone and the positives outweighing the challenges. The Leukaemia Foundation is quite unique in that we offer a holistic approach in caring for patients, carers and families. We offer support from the beginning of their journey at diagnosis, throughout treatment and beyond, but also through the […]

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Stem cell transplants

» Autologous transplants
» Allogeneic transplants
» Sources of stem cells
» Becoming a donor

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