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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 acute myeloid leukaemia

'I left the hospital and reflected on my life. I went back home, read books, visited the beach, went on walks and I thought a lot about my purpose.'

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Diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma

“She took me into the room and she sat me down with a haematologist. And they said, ‘Yep. You’ve got cancer. It’s a blood cancer.’

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Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

“When they said that he had blood cancer, I just broke down. The very first thing that ran through my mind was… my son is going to die.”

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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

“Only certain people can cope with that. People who love you.”

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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

“I was like, ‘Excuse me? Is this a life-threatening disease?’ And the doctor said, ‘Yes, potentially.”

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

Tuesday 12 September, 2023

An urgent call to arms for political action on cancer

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Monday 11 September, 2023

Celebrating 10 years of the Leukaemia & Blood Cancer Research Unit (LBCRU)

In 2023, we're pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Leukaemia & Blood Cancer Research Unit (LBCRU)

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Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Patient support services & the traffic light system

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