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Patient Stories


Diagnosed with MPN – Polycythaemia vera

Wellington resident Raewyn Moss visited her GP for routine blood testing in 2014, only to be diagnosed with blood cancer.

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Diagnosed with multiple myeloma

While the world spent 2020 battling COVID-19, Dean Cole had another challenge thrown into the mix - being diagnosed with blood cancer.

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Diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

She used this period in her life to reflect and ask herself some difficult questions. The one that sticks out for her was the simple, yet challenging question; “If this was my time, would I be happy?

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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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Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Kirsty’s blood cancer journey, like so many others, began with a seemingly unrelated health issue - she had a nasty throat infection called Quinsy, Kirsty explains:

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

Thursday 23 September, 2021

New partnership to scale up CAR T-cell cancer treatment in New Zealand

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Tuesday 26 October, 2021

LBC Support Services COVID-19 update

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Friday 12 March, 2021

Vaccine information for whānau living with cancer

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