Tuesday 17 March, 2020
What you need to know about blood cancer and COVID-19Read more
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.
Read about what you need to know about blood cancer and COVID-19 hereLearn more
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.Read story
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.Read story
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.Read story
Ian Wilton is what you might describe as a typical self-made Cantabrian man.Read story
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.Read story
The latest news and publications from Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.
Wednesday 9 October, 2019
The creation of a National Cancer Control Agency and additional funding for Pharmac should be celebrated; however the newly appointed head Professor Diana Sarfati has priorities which may be at odds with the needs of blood cancer patients. CEO Peter Fergusson reflects upon this.Read more
Friday 6 September, 2019
We welcome the Government’s Cancer Action Plan & the Pharmac announcement that Venetoclax will finally be funded for Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia – great news ...however, there is more to consider according to LBC CEO Peter Fergusson.Read more