Brendan was diagnosed with AML just days before his 40th birthday.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Luci was a healthy 28-year-old when she was diagnosed with a blood disorder – followed shortly by a blood cancer as well.
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.