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Monday 19 Mar 2018

Shave for a Cure

Shave for a Cure is Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand's signature fundraising event. Shave Week runs from 19 - 25 March 2018.

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Featured events

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

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Iziyah

Expecting the unexpected has become part of everyday life for Auckland mum Dani Noyer. Her three-year-old son Iziyah has a rare blood condition called chronic granulomatous disorder (CGD).

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Blair

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Thirty-five years ago Blair Wingfield was making a decent living selling life insurance. What he didn’t realise was that he was ineligible for his own policies.

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Brendan

Diagnosed with multiple myeloma

In 2015, Brendan McKellar found himself in hospital numerous times for small, unexplained issues. After struggling to recover from a bout of pneumonia, Brendan was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

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Devyn

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

In 2015, two-year-old Devyn Tregurtha was a happy and healthy child so when she had an extremely high temperature for two weeks straight, her mum Bianca stared to worry.

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Caroline

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

In early 2016, Caroline Mountford found herself frequently visiting her doctor for multiple new health issues. After a multitude of tests they finally diagnosed her with acute myeloid leukaemia.

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News

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

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Blood cancer hiding in plain sight

In 2015, two-year-old Devyn Tregurtha, from Auckland was a happy and healthy child so when she had an extremely high temperature for two weeks straight, her mum Bianca started to worry.

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Wednesday 13 September, 2017

The Kiwi man who beat cancer eight times

Phil Kerslake is said to be the most prolific cancer survivor in New Zealand after overcoming a staggering eight cancer diagnoses in the past 38 years.

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Thursday 10 August, 2017

Manifesto launched to address key cancer issues

Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand LBC were part of the CANGO manifesto launch in Wellington this week, alongside 9 other cancer patient organisations. The panel discussion at the Bolton Hotel aimed to bring attention and change to key cancer issues, and ensure the Minister and MPS across the political spectrum listen.

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