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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 myelodysplastic syndrome

“That was when it started to take off, full steam ahead.”

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Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

“The support LBC gives to people is incredible… It helps people who are going through the journey to not feel so alone.”

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Diagnosed with follicular lymphoma

“I said to the haematologist, ‘OK, can we start this afternoon?’ and she smiled and said, ‘Er, no, not this afternoon but we won’t be slow about this.’"

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Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

"We had a fair idea of what it could be... we were just hoping it wasn't."

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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

“All I want to do is be a dad. But I’m in here for four or five weeks at a time.”

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

Tuesday 23 April, 2024

Generic Medicine Funding: A step forward? Maybe, but bigger changes needed!

Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand welcomes the proposal to expand access to generic lenalidomide and pomalidomide. This decision will bring New Zealanders one step closer to the established standard of care and will enable New Zealand haematologists to practice in closer alignment with internationally recognised clinical treatment pathways...

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Wednesday 27 March, 2024

Changes to the NTA, a step in the right direction

A positive start, but we still need to call for more.

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Monday 13 November, 2023

Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ chosen as Ryman’s new charity partner

Ryman Healthcare residents and team members have picked Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand charity to support for the coming year.

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