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Monday 04 Apr 2016

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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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Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia - Waikato

When 24-year-old farmer Damian Bardoul went on a pig hunting trip for the weekend, his friends said "there must be something wrong if you can't carry your pig out of the bush."

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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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Diagnosed with lymphoma

Esther Pekepo, an 18-year-old secondary school student from Auckland, was juggling her Year 12 studies with her hobbies, including dance and soccer, when mysterious lumps began to appear on her body.

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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

After being struck down with numerous infections, 61-year-old Debbie Neary says it never entered her mind that she may have cancer.

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Diagnosed with sickle cell disease - Wellington

Dehji was born in Nigeria with sickle cell disease and says even with his condition he is blessed and mostly happy-go-lucky.

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

Monday 4 April, 2016

Tiny fish may hold key to blood cancer treatment

The Leukaemia & Blood Cancer Research Unit at Auckland University is conducting a new trial using Zebra fish which aims to help unlock the genetic key to blood cancers like leukaemia.

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Friday 1 April, 2016

Farmers Auckland CBD Shave for a Cure 2016 a hit

Hundreds of people turned up for the launch of the iconic Shave for a Cure 2016 event held at the Farmers Auckland CBD store, corner of Queen and Victoria St, on March 31, 2016.

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Monday 3 August, 2015

A community full of support

When 24-year-old farmer Damian Bardoul went on a pig hunting trip for the weekend, his friends said “there must be something wrong if you can’t carry your pig out of the bush.” Only a few days later he was struggling to run up and down the field at rugby practice.

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