National MDS Day Raises Awareness for Rare Pre-leukaemic Disease [Publish Date: 03/07/2014]
3 July 2013 – Download file
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
Bartenders invited to get U.G.L.Y. for a beautiful cause [Publish Date: 27/06/2014]
27 June 2014 – Download file
Registrations for the Leukaemia Foundation’s U.G.L.Y. Bartender of the Year competition are now open! U.G.L.Y. stands for “Understanding, Generous, Likeable You” and this fun and funky fundraiser is all for a beautiful cause. From 26 July to 8 September, participating bartenders will compete by
Leukaemia Doorknock funds patient support and research [Publish Date: 18/06/2014]
10 June 2014 – Download File
The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s annual Doorknock Appeal begins on Saturday 14 June and runs to Friday 27 June raising vital funds for blood cancer research and patient support services.
Please give generously when the volunteer doorknocker calls. With six Queenslanders diagnosed each day with
Fashion and High Tea for leukaemia cause [Publish Date: 18/06/2014]
20 May 2014 – Download File
Join the Leukaemia Foundation Lockyer-Brisbane Valley Branch for an afternoon of culinary delights and couture on Saturday 21 June from 2pm to 4:30pm. The branch will host a high tea and fashion parade at the Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre to raise funds to support
Leukaemia Foundation seeks volunteer army [Publish Date: 13/05/2014]
7 May 2014 – Download File
This National Volunteer week the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland is seeking 80 keen volunteers to assist at the upcoming Brisbane Marathon Festival of which the Foundation is the charity partner.
During National Volunteer week (12 – 18 May), the Leukaemia Foundation recognises the invaluable support
IGA Leukaemia Foundation Charity Race Day [Publish Date: 07/05/2014]
6 May 2014 – Download File
The 16th annual IGA Leukaemia Foundation Charity Race Day will be held at Cannon Racecourse on Saturday 21 June. Come along for a fiesta of fashion, fillies and fun and help raise funds for the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland.
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Blood Cancer Support Now Available on the Gold Coast [Publish Date: 07/05/2014]
7 May 2014 – Download file
The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland’s Gold Coast office can now offer full-time direct support to patients and families who have been affected by a blood cancer.
Ann Scholz started last week as the Gold Coast’s inaugural Support Services
National Myeloma Awareness Day – 21 May 2014 [Publish Date: 05/05/2014]
5 May 2014 – Download File
- Myeloma is a plasma cell cancer that usually arises in the bone marrow
- Around 1,500 people a year, or four Australians every day are diagnosed with myeloma
- Patients surviving five years after their diagnosis has increased by 17% in Australia compared to two decades
Leukaemia Foundation welcomes new cancer discovery in the development of new therapies for blood cancer [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]
24 March 2014 – Download File
The Leukaemia Foundation welcomes today’s announcement of the discovery of a protein that makes cancer cells invisible to the body’s natural defenses, saying it is pleased to have played a role in opening up a new therapy pathway in the fight against
Girls’ afternoon to raise money for blood cancer patients [Publish Date: 02/04/2014]
10 March 2014 – Download File
The call has gone out for girls in the Lockyer Valley to come together on Saturday 29 March for an afternoon of fun while raising vital funds for the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland and the blood cancer patients in its care.