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

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Daratumumab – first new myeloma agent PBAC-recommended in years

The drug has received a positive recommendation for PBS listing.

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  • Myeloma
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Breaking barriers: At the table with best and brightest

Deb Sims shares her story to help us mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Deb has blood cancer and is also a member of the Blood Cancer Taskforce.

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Deborah Sims and her children at Brighton Beach

Breaking barriers: Sharyn’s 130,000km journey to treatment

Blood cancer survivor Sharyn Polce has experienced first-hand the ‘postcode lottery’ of treatment

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Sharyn Polce at her 50th birthday SML

You’re a part of the blood cancer revolution!

This Blood Cancer Awareness Month, find out how you can help people with blood cancer get the treatments they need.

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Blood Cancer Taskforce develops national plan

The Blood Cancer Taskforce has brought the Australian blood cancer community together to develop the first National Strategic Action Plan for Blood Cancer.  

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Novel combination therapy now available for myeloma patients through PBS

The Leukaemia Foundation has welcomed news that a new novel combination therapy option will now be available to more myeloma patients through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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Meet the Blood Cancer Taskforce: Prof. Tim Hughes

Taskforce member Prof. Hughes is a researcher and haematologist.

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Taskforce member Professor Tim Hughes

Meet the Blood Cancer Taskforce: Carmel O’Kane

Taskforce member Carmel has been a cancer nurse for 24 years.

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Carmel O'Kane, Cancer Nurse Practitioner and Manager of the Wimmera Cancer Centre and the Vice President & Director Professional Practice for the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia.

Meet the Blood Cancer Taskforce: Dr Rishi Kotecha

Meet Dr Rishi, a Consultant Paediatric Oncologist & Clinical Haematologist.

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Taskforce member Dr Rishi Kotecha