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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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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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Fatumata

Diagnosed with sickle cell disease

Fatumata Bah was just three years old when she moved to New Zealand from Sierra Leone. A health check led to a diagnosis of sickle cell disease.

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Shelley

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Shelley’s journey hasn’t been an easy one but she says if she was given the chance to take it all back, she wouldn’t if it meant giving up the relationships she has formed.

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Jill

Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Jill says she hasn’t found her blood cancer debilitating simply because she decided she wasn’t going to let it get to her.

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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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Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Step Up Sky Tower Stair Challenge sets new record

The 2017 Step Up Sky Tower Stair Challenge held on August 11 raised a record $450,773.18 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

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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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