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Every person touched by blood cancer has a unique and important story to tell.

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Stories are our most powerful tool to spread awareness of blood cancer, to inspire others going through a diagnosis and to encourage support from the wider community.

Whether you are living with a blood cancer, a carer of a loved one battling the disease, a researcher, a policy-maker or one of our valued supporters, fundraisers, members or volunteers – we want to hear your story.

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Read our latest inspiring stories:

New international trial for amyloidosis

In a first-ever Australian-French collaboration, an exciting new clinical trial, due to open before Christmas, will give Australians with relapsed or refractory AL amyloidosis access to a new drug combination. 

  • Amyloidosis
  • Treatments and side-effects
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Illustration of various treatments, pills, medicines

Helen’s steps to a gift in Will

Helen has no idea how many kilometres she walked with her beloved pooch Prinnie for over 15 years collecting for the Leukaemia Foundation Doorknock campaign. But she does know every step was worth it to help save the lives of children with blood cancer – like her young friend, Rachel, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 1991.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Gift in Will
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Will’s first Father’s Day after beating blood cancer

After beating blood cancer and becoming a first-time dad, Will decided to take care of his mental health.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Will with his wife Sarah, holding their son Leo

The scary reality: blood cancer can affect anyone at any time

When Hayley Bugno was diagnosed with blood cancer only a year after having her third baby, she was confronted with the ‘scary reality’ that the disease does not discriminate and can strike when least expected.  

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
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Hayley Bugno - feature

Rare blood cancer claims the life of ‘Island Child’ Benji 

Living a peaceful and idyllic life on tropical Christmas Island, the Kentwell family could never have anticipated the pain blood cancer could bring to their lives.  

  • Other blood cancers
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Benji Kentwell - feature

Venetoclax received PBAC recommendation for AML

The 'miracle drug' was among eight blood cancer treatments recommended by the PBAC at its July 2021 meeting.

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
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