Blood cancers – how aware are you?

Blood Cancer Awareness Month (September) is an internationally recognised awareness month gaining traction in Australia for all the right reasons. The aim of the month is simple – to raise awareness of what blood cancers are, who they affect and how people can help. With 12,000 Australians diagnosed with blood cancers each year (leukaemia, lymphoma, … Continued

a patient’s perspective – janet’s story

Janet has endured a multitude of harsh and debilitating treatments since learning she had Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a form of leukaemia) early in 2002. During this time she also endured a relapse, various chest and lung infections and a kidney malfunction resulting in long hospital stays and a constant battle to maintain a positive attitude. It … Continued