2015 Annual Review

Our 2015 Annual Review (with 2014/15 financials) is now available to view online. In less than five years, Snowdome support has enabled 13 clinical trials to commence resulting in 225 Australian blood cancer patients gaining access to treatment and hope. Our work to support more trials and blood cancer research continues. If you would like a hard copy, … Continued

MayDay charity event a success for Snowdome

If you happened to take a lunchtime stroll past the popular Zinc venue at Federation Square in Melbourne on May 15, you might have noticed a substantial crowd of noisy diners inside enjoying a function. What you may not have noticed was that something truly wonderful for blood cancer research was taking place. Each year, … Continued

Push to access new treatments

A recent news report has highlighted the importance of Snowdome’s work and reaffirms our mission to accelerate new treatments for Australians with blood cancers. As reported in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on 18 June 2015, Australians with terminal blood cancer are being forced to travel overseas or pay thousands of dollars for new treatments because of … Continued

The Snowdome story on video

Please watch our short 3 minute video which encapsulates why Snowdome exists and the urgent need to raise funds for our cause. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to Snowdome, please go to the Donate page on our website. Please click HERE or on the image below to watch the video. To … Continued

Fundraising Fireflies are off and away!

They’re off and away! 800kms over 6 gruelling days through New Zealand’s beautiful but challenging countryside. Thank you Fireflies. You told us your fundraising goal was $22,000 but at last report, you’ve far exceeded this! An amazing effort and contribution. The Snowdome Foundation thanks you for ‘making hope real’ for Australians with blood cancers. We … Continued

an update on recent accomplishments

We are proud to share that 215 Australian blood cancer patients have gained access to new, cutting-edge therapies since Snowdome formed in 2010. This year has been a record-breaking year in fund raising for Snowdome, and it has also been a record breaking year in granting funds. Snowdome’s ability to quickly fund strategically important projects … 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

A Researcher’s Insight – Azacitidine/Eltrombopag study

In a final analysis of the Peter Mac sponsored Azacitidine/Eltrombopag study, haematologist and research fellow, Dr Michael Dickinson, targets myelodysplastic syndromes and gives us a lay summary of the purpose of the trial.  Myelodysplastic syndromes are a group of conditions that lead to ineffective production of normal blood cells by the bone marrow. Patients present … Continued

Walking for Chloe

Most people might struggle to walk or run a 400m running track. Can you imagine walking 81 laps non-stop? Now imagine doing that at night! Walking for a cause, 10 year old Sophia more than quadrupled her fundraising goal by raising $475 for cancer research. She was all lit up so that an eye could be kept on her walking … Continued