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In the face of COVID-19 it’s our top priority to continue to provide free and accessible support to all patients who need it.

Our support groups have moved online and we’re keeping in close contact by phone, text and online with individual patients as well as providing urgent support to those who need it.

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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

Paul

Diagnosed with large diffuse B cell lymphoma

In 2007, Paul Left visited his GP about a small lump under his chin. Paul didn’t see or feel any other signs that he was unwell, so he was shocked when he was diagnosed with stage four lymphoma.

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Fiona

Diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukaemia

True to her ‘Type A’ personality, when Fiona Beck was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia, she chose to deal with it as another job to do.

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Tae

Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

In 2015, Whakataerangi (Tae) Mason thought she was a little run down, but the cows on her dairy farm knew something was very wrong with her.

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Ian

Diagnosed with Non Hodgkins lymphoma

Ian Wilton is what you might describe as a typical self-made Cantabrian man.

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Sonja

Diagnosed with Non Hodgkin follicular lymphoma

In 2009, Sonja White found herself dealing with enlarged lymph nodes all over her body. After months of GP visits, she finally went to see a specialist who took a bone marrow biopsy.

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News

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

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Changing Times

Changing times, Peter Fergusson, Chief Executive

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Friday 8 May, 2020

KISS – a Vision to cure

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Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Information Sheet for Cancer Patients, Whanau/Families and Carers on COVID-19

A companion resource to the new Clinical Guidance for Haematology and Oncology on COVID-19

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