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Our calendar is looking mighty exciting for the coming year. A few highlights and dates for your diaries are:

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Patient Stories


Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

When David started to experience chest pains, blood cancer was the last thing on his mind.

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Diagnosed with mulitple myeloma

Frances from Waitara turns 80 in December – it’s a birthday she wasn’t sure she would see.

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Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Julian’s positive attitude and optimistic outlook on life has helped him get through his lymphoma despite some set-backs along the way.

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Diagnosed with mulitple myeloma

When Nick began experiencing back pain that progressively got worse he went to the osteopath and chiropractor in an attempt to get some relief. As he explains:

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Diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

In 2018 Peter was working as the curator in Reefton and looking forward to retirement. He hadn’t been to his GP for a while so decided to go for a routine check-up and blood test.

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The latest news and publications from Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Together, we will Cure and Care

Annual Report

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Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Kiwi blood cancer survivor scales the Skytower

A Kiwi cancer survivor has successfully raised $15,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand after scaling the Sky Tower's 1103 steps, bogged down with 25 kilograms of firefighter kit.

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Friday 11 September, 2020

Emotional support the most important thing

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