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Natasha and Alex

Lighting Alex’s way

Four-year-old Alex was like any other boy his age: full of energy with a cheeky nature and infectious smile; a little ray of sunshine to his parents, Natasha and Nathan, and big sister. He was enjoying starting school earlier this year when Natasha and Nathan spotted bruises on his legs. They put it down to […]

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Patients and families settled in new accommodation

The 14 units that make up our newest accommodation centre, the Village Green Apartments are already full, providing a home for many families who have needed to move to Brisbane for life-saving blood cancer treatment. Thanks to our generous supporters whose donations allowed us to furnish and fit-out the units, families from rural and regional areas […]

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Research highlights the costs of relocating for cancer treatment

The heavy costs associated with relocating to the city for blood cancer treatment have been revealed in new research funded with the help of our generous supporters. Associate Professor Pam McGrath, from the Centre for Community Science at Griffith University, said the financial burden of getting to treatment was not well-known and was especially critical […]

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Little Tayte’s big heart in face of leukaemia battle

When four-year-old Tayte was struck down with a persistent high temperature his worried mum Kristal knew something wasn’t right. Her GP couldn’t pinpoint the exact cause of the fevers but by that afternoon her mother’s instinct told her something was very wrong with her son. With his temperature then spiking at 42 degrees she immediately […]

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Village Green Apartments

Somewhere new to call home

Families who need to move to Brisbane for life-saving blood cancer treatment will have somewhere new to call home next month after we pick up the keys to 11 units in the heart of the city. Construction of our newest accommodation, the Village Green Apartments, is almost complete, with 11 units due to be settled […]

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Country publican raises $80k in honour of late husband

After losing her husband Paul to a rare leukaemia twenty-two years ago, Karyn Williamson has raised an incredible $80,000 over the last five years to help regional patients diagnosed with a blood cancer. Karyn who comes from the small township of Cooyar two hours north-west of Brisbane said she wanted to give back to the Leukaemia Foundation after the support she and her […]

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  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer
  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer
  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer
  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer
  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer
  • Committed to investing in research and providing free support to improve the lives of those living with blood cancer

Our Residents’ Christmas Party

Santa brought smiles to the faces of many of our younger residents when he stopped by our Clem Jones – Sunland Village in Coopers Plains last week. Those staying at all of our Brisbane accommodation centres were invited along for a chance to relax and share some festive cheer. Patients of all ages diagnosed with blood […]

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Finding new ways to beat blood cancer

More and more Queenslanders are relying on us for support on their blood cancer journey. For many, a blood cancer diagnosis means relocating to Brisbane so they can immediately start treatment. That means they need somewhere to stay, a home-away-from-home. Our current accommodation centres in Brisbane already help hundreds of people each year but we need more accommodation to cope with demand. So, to continue […]

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Beating blood cancers at home: how to keep nasties at bay

Patients diagnosed with blood cancer, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, who live in regional, rural or remote areas of Queensland, often have to travel to Brisbane or Townsville with their carer, family or loved ones at short notice to begin medical treatment. The Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland offers accommodation services to help relieve the stress and financial burden of […]

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