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Tony’s in remission after CAR T-cell therapy – his last option

Tony's symptoms had only been problems with his legs and feet when we was diagnosed with ALL.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Tony Gillen and family in Callala Bay

Using precision medicine to reduce long-term ALL treatment effects

Professor Deb White hopes to reduce the toxic impact of ALL therapy.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Deb White

Expert Series interview: Dr Rishi Kotecha on paediatric ALL

Dr Rishi Kotecha talks about the revolutionary treatments which are improving outcomes for babies and children with high-risk leukaemia.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Research
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Dr Kotecha in the lab

Three-year-old Annie faces two-year treatment

With three kids under three, the Pender family already had their hands full before a shock diagnosis thrust them into the whole new world of childhood blood cancer.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Young mum fights blood cancer with positivity and perseverance

A shocking blood cancer diagnosis forced Zoe O’Connor and her young family to permanently relocate to a capital city without time for goodbyes.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Baby Maverick defies expectation in blood cancer battle

At only nine-months-old, Maverick Hill was diagnosed with a life-threatening blood cancer and forced to endure immediate and aggressive treatment away from home.  

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Maverick Hill

My body wasn’t my own

Jen was into trying wellness crazes and 'anti-cancer' fads. Then she was diagnosed with blood cancer.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Lifestyle and living well
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A woman is sitting down with her fiance and their dog. She is smiling at the camera.

Pandemic gave Mark the chance to heal at home

After a challenging bone marrow transplant in Melbourne during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mark Reid was the first Tasmanian to manage a successful recovery at home with extra immune cell infusions from his donor.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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The teenage blood cancer experience: Emma’s story

Nearly 16 years since her diagnosis, Emma Ingster, now 30-years-old, reflects on being diagnosed as a teenager.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Our two years living with blood cancer

To mark International Childhood Cancer Day, Tiffany Ernst reflects on the past two years since her five-year-old daughter, Haylen was diagnosed with leukaemia.

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Haylen Ernst was diagnosed with leukaemia at just 3-years-old