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Saturday 09 Sep 2017

Blood Cancer Patient Forum

The Blood Cancer Patient Forum is a one-day event for blood cancer patients and their families to hear from speakers on a wide range of topics.

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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

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Damian

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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Esther

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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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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Selena

Diagnosed with lymphoma - Auckland

Selena Dewar’s serenity in the face of serious health issues is both extraordinary and inspiring.

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News

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

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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Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raises record breaking $1.25 million

Firefighters from across the country set a new fundraising record for the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge raising 1.25 million dollars for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.

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Thursday 4 May, 2017

Riding the waves of uncertainty

When a person is diagnosed with a blood cancer there are so many questions with unknown answers and they are confronted with many uncertainties.

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