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World’s Greatest Shave 2015 registrations are now open!

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

 

Queenslanders are now being invited to take the brave step of shaving to help beat blood cancer. Join thousands across the state committed to making a real difference to the lives of those affected by blood cancer by signing up now at Read More

World Lymphoma Day Raises Awareness for Australia’s Most Common Blood Cancer

Tuesday, 09 September 2014

 

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Toowoomba resident Katherine Marshall was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma the night before her wedding day. Despite not knowing much about the blood cancer, which can spread to almost any part of the body,

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More Blood Cancer Support Available for Townsville and Mackay Residents

Monday, 25 August 2014 

 

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The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland has welcomed a new staff member in Townsville, expanding the range of support available to northern Queensland blood cancer patients and their families.

Karen Szymanski started earlier this month as Townsville’s Support

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National MDS Day Raises Awareness for Rare Pre-leukaemic Disease

Thursday, 03 July 2014

 

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When doctors told Jad Harris he had MDS, the 27-year-old from Bardon didn’t even know what it was. Most people wouldn’t.

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of diseases that affect the production of normal blood cells in the

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Resources sector to brave the shave for blood cancer

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

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The call is out for businesses across the Queensland resources sector to sign up for the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s Mining and Energy Challenge, held 13-16 March 2014, to help support patients and families touched by blood cancers.

For the past eight years,

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Leukaemia Foundation says early trial results of new drug ABT-199 is good news for people with leukaemia

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

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The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is encouraged by preliminary findings of a world-first Phase I trial in Melbourne of a new compound that shows great promise for people with the most common form of leukaemia.

In the ABT-199 clinical trial, people with chronic

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Light the Night with hope and support

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Local residents are invited to attend the Leukaemia Foundation’s Light the Night, an uplifting event being held Wednesday, 16 October at thirteen locations across Queensland, which aims to brighten the lives of blood cancer patients and their families.

The Queensland locations are Brisbane, Bundaberg, Caboolture, Cairns, Gold

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Queensland bartenders get U.G.L.Y.!

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

From now until 2 September, more than 230 big-hearted Queensland bartenders will get into the fundraising spirit and battle it out to become the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s 2013 U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year. Don’t let the name put you off, U.G.L.Y. stands for “understanding, generous,

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U.G.L.Y. bartenders needed for a beautiful cause!

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is once again searching for a Queensland bartender to be crowned U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year all in the name of a beautiful cause. If you’re an U.G.L.Y. bartender – that is Understanding, Generous, Likeable, You – then get on board

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Resources sector dared to bare for charity

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

 

Workers in Queensland’s resources sector are being challenged to grow their hair, beards or moustaches before losing the lot in March to raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation through the World’s Greatest Shave Mining and Energy Challenge (14-17 March).

Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland Chief Executive Officer, Bill

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