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Saturday 20 August 2022

The Firefighter Sky Tower Challenge

Hundreds of firefighters collect funds and race up 51 flights of Auckland’s Sky Tower while wearing full firefighting kit every year.

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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

Hine

Diagnosed with multiple myeloma

Looking back, Hine knows that she could have approached her diagnosis differently. But she is happy with her life, and she is grateful for it.

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Ayla

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

"Sometimes I think: I can’t believe I have a child with cancer…I can’t believe Ayla has cancer.”

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DJ

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

“It’s taught our family so many things. We’re all in this together.” 

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Tai

Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

“See, it’s funny with blood cancer…you always find an explanation for your symptoms. You never think it’s blood cancer, you think it’s something else.” 

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Corley

Diagnosed with multiple myeloma

What could she have done differently? What if her doctor had caught it sooner? “But, those types of questions are unhelpful to ask yourself after you’ve already been diagnosed.” 

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News

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

Friday 22 July, 2022

Supporting future clinicians

We sat down and spoke with Ee Jin Goh, a medicine student at The University of Auckland, and the 2021 recipient of our Summer Studentship grant. 

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Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Patient support services & the traffic light system

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Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Rapid Antigen tests (RATs)

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