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Media - 30 November 2020

Combination treatment option for CLL patients now available through PBS

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  • Research
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Media - 29 November 2020

Latest grants announced in Australia-US blood cancer research co-funding partnership

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Jane’s survived a second cancer diagnosis while on watch and wait

All Jane Blakely knew about leukaemia was that "people who have leukaemia die".

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
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Jane with her patchwork quilt

PBAC/PBS update on CLL/SLL therapies

Updates on three novel therapies for the treatment of CLL and SLL.

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
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Acalabrutinib

Deborah’s one of the first Aussies to have CAR T-cell therapy for CLL

Thirty-one days after Deborah Sims had an infusion of her own re-engineered T-cells in September, she was told her aggressive CLL was in remission and she may well be cured.

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
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Deborah Sims and children

Expert Series Q&A: with Dr Mary Ann Anderson

Dr Anderson was one of the key researchers involved in the discovery of the live-changing drug, venetoclax (Venclexta®).

  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
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Mary Ann Anderson