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Media - 27 September 2020

National Action Plan represents Australian first opportunity to achieve zero lives lost to blood cancer by 2035

  • Advocacy and policy
  • Media releases
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Same cancer, same drug but our access to treatment was anything but consistent

They’re three women all battling an incurable type of blood cancer, but Neda, Nikki and Shirley have felt hardship in very different ways.

  • Myeloma
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Neda Masters

I needed better information about clinical trial options

Matthew Fogarty has spent almost five years regularly travelling to the other side of the world to collect the handful of pills that keep his blood cancer at bay.

  • Other blood cancers
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Matthew Fogarty

I took control after becoming adrift in the system

The long wait for a diagnosis took its toll on Bronwyn Bisley, but her biggest challenges lay ahead as the information she desperately needed dried up.

  • Hodgkin lymphoma
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Bronwyn Bisley

Personalised cellular therapy gives Hunter a future

A cutting-edge cellular therapy, made possible by breakthrough research, has given seven-year-old Hunter hope for a brighter future.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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The Madden Family

Drug discovery has remarkable potential for high-risk childhood leukaemia

Dr Michelle Henderson's research is laying the groundwork to develop a promising new therapy for infant ALL.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Research
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Dr Michelle Henderson in the lab