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Blood Cancer Alliance Seeks Clarity On Cancer Medicine Funding

Tuesday, 25 June 2024, 8:00 am | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

An advocacy group including Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand, Myeloma New Zealand, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Advocates New Zealand, as well as consultant haematologists – seeks urgent assurance of timely access to effective blood cancer medicines following ... More >>

Every Shave Matters

Thursday, 28 April 2022, 11:01 am | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Eight Kiwis - adults and children - are diagnosed each day with a blood cancer. ‘Shave for a Cure’ is Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC) signature fundraising event. This campaign has been running for over a decade. ‘Shave ... More >>

Hair-raising Event With Hilary Barry Raised $43,000 For Charity

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 2:36 pm | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Hilary Barry helped to raise $43,000 for charity recently when she hosted a virtual event where 25 people decided to ‘Shave Live to Save Lives.’ "People came together to shave off their lockdown hair. It was a live online fundraiser for a ... More >>

Bloody idiots on the run

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:58 pm | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Haematology staff from Dunedin hospital has shown their support for blood cancer by entering a team called the ‘Bloody Idiots’ in the Dunedin Stadium Climb this Sunday 16th September. More >>

Brush off the clippers for Shave for a Cure

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:16 pm | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Shave for a Cure week is fast approaching with Kiwis across the country signing up to lose their locks during the week 20th-26th March. More >>

Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 3:09 pm | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Firefighters across the country have adopted some unique fundraising initiatives in their quest to raise $850,000 for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand’s (LBC’s) Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge. More >>

Politicians to Brave Hair-oic Shave in Landmark Pub

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 11:25 am | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

The Backbencher Pub in Wellington has been the scene of many political close shaves over the years but on Tuesday three rival politicians will get the closest shave of all. National’s Alfred Ngaro, ACT’s David Seymour and Labour’s Kelvin Davis ... More >>

Spreading the word about Lymphoma

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:33 am | Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

When Gary Fredericksen went to a respiratory specialist with a chest complaint, he didn’t think it was a big deal. However he became concerned when the specialist found lumps on his body and referred him for a biopsy. After a nervous long wait, ... More >>




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