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Media - 22 February 2024

Angie and Dom set to overhaul their hair for Australians living with blood cancer

Well-known Aussies Angie Kent and Domenica Calarco (Dom) are set to undergo a massive hair transformation as the Leukaemia Foundation today reveals them as Ambassadors for this year’s iconic World’s Greatest Shave campaign.

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Media - 22 February 2024

An overnight overhaul… Jimmy, Dannii, Amanda, Curtis, and Dylan have switched their ‘do’s’ for the World’s Greatest Shave

Much loved Australian icons and popular celebrity wax figures at Madame Tussauds Sydney – Jimmy Barnes, Dannii Minogue, Amanda Keller, Curtis Stone, and Dylan Alcott – all have one thing in common – they’ve just undergone their biggest hair transformations ever!

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How Sophie Gray found new meaning through blood cancer

After having a routine blood test, Sophie's GP told her that there was something “a bit off” in her results. With a plan to have another blood test in a month, Sophie flew back to the UK to spend time with family and friends, not giving it much more thought.

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Sophie Gray AML in treatment

Best and brightest researchers taking on leukaemia

Two leading blood cancer researchers hope to change the future of blood cancer treatment.

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Media - 1 February 2024

World’s Greatest Shave says goodbye to the chins and hello to a ‘bloody beautiful’ new ‘do’

The new look World’s Greatest Shave celebrates the everyday heroes in our community doing ‘bloody beautiful’ acts of shaving, cutting, colouring, or donating, while helping to make the world less lonely, scary, and difficult for blood cancer patients.

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Media - 18 January 2024

World’s Greatest Shave says goodbye to chins and hello to a bold, fresh, and ‘bloody beautiful’ new ‘do’

Australia’s most iconic fundraising campaign, the World’s Greatest Shave, is bidding farewell to its famous upside-down chins, marking the end of an era and the dawn of a new vibrant, bold, contemporary, and more personal campaign to support the growing number of Australians impacted by blood cancer.

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