Brendan was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia just three days before his 40th birthday.
Tommy was diagnosed with a rare type of lymphoma after suffering an epileptic seizure.
Mick Zuvelek was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma only three days before his wedding.
When Victorian vet Peter Younis relapsed, he opted to try a clinical trial for a targeted therapy rather than having more chemo.
“We made the decision to go through with having the baby, and then we reached out to the Leukaemia Foundation.”
Three hours after presenting to his doctor with a sinus infection, Shane was on a flight from Gladstone to Brisbane and diagnosed with AML.
Samantha Mitchell shares her experience living with cutaneous lymphoma, a rare and specific type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) where the disease manifests predominantly in the skin.
A letter to leukaemia by Nikkea Daniels
Jane’s was no longer a normal family charging through life.
Jeremy had never had a health scare in his life before being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia.
Janette Elson was living a happy life in a sleepy beachside haven near Bundaberg when life took an unexpected turn.
While on a quiet camping holiday, Richard received a surprise phone call from his GP that would change his life forever.
John felt a lump on his chest and after investigation was diagnosed with blood cancer.
Lisa Christie shares her experience of having a stem cell transplant following her diagnosis of AML.
In 2014, the McKinnon’s lives took a dramatic turn with the news their six-year-old son, Bayley, had leukaemia.
Jess was halfway through Year 11 and enjoying life as a teenager when she was diagnosed with leukaemia.
Dan (28), from Launceston, Tasmania, experienced over three months of chronic pain and fatigue leading up to a shocking leukaemia diagnosis.
Lisa McNeil is happy with the delayed decision she made in 2015 to go on a Phase I trial for a new CML drug – asciminib.
Dave lost his father to blood cancer in 2014, a little over a month after he was first diagnosed.
Three days before Jessica’s wedding, her dad was hospitalised. But Des was determined to walk his daughter down the aisle.
When bubbly baby Bronx was just four months old his family was told he had a very rare and often deadly blood cancer.
Koreen’s two sons were both diagnosed with ALL just years apart.
This is my story about my journey with a rare form of blood cancer, Hairy Cell Leukaemia variant (HCLv). It’s had me on the ropes a few times, but for now I’ve got the upper hand and it’s under control.
Three years after starting treatment for leukaemia, Josh Sullivan is back to working the family farm.
Robert, 60, has never been one to shy away from a challenge, conquering the Kokoda trail, the Himalayas, as well as a shock acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) diagnosis in 2014.
Lizzie was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia a month before her second birthday.
Peter is very involved with WMozzies, an online support group for patients with Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinaemia.
After completing her Hodgkin lymphoma treatment, Marnie dealt with many issues that are common among survivors.