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Monday 18 Mar 2019

Shave for a Cure

Shave for a Cure is Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand's signature fundraising event. Shave Week runs from 18 - 24 March 2019.

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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 large diffuse B cell lymphoma

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.

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Diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukaemia

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.

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Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia

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.

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Diagnosed with Non Hodgkins lymphoma

Ian Wilton is what you might describe as a typical self-made Cantabrian man.

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Diagnosed with Non Hodgkin follicular lymphoma

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.

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

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Police chase donuts to support blood cancer patients

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Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Thank you for supporting Dining for a Difference!

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Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Peter Gordon unites top chefs for charity dinner

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