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Recent Stories

Ruby's Leukaemia and Lymphoma story

In June 2019, Ruby's face started to appear swollen and she felt tired and achy. The GP thought it was allergies. But after ripping out old carpets, changing her bedding and buying an air...

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Gracie's Story

Childhood cancer makes you re-evaluate what’s important in life. Gracie’s leukaemia story started on the evening of the 19th March 2019. Earlier that day, I had noticed that she was looking pale, but...

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Cancer away from home

I was 21 and I think I was the happiest I have ever been. I was living on a temporary work visa in Vancouver, Canada; in my second year and starting to think about my permanent residency so that I...

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Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia at 20 years old and having a stem cell transplant

On June 8th, I had just come back from holidays in France with my family the previous day where I was experiencing random bruising and a sore knee as symptoms. I had organised a blood test with my...

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Kellie Dove "Why I am raising funds for LCS"

Hello my name is Kellie Dove. I am raising money for Leukaemia Cancer Society as funding for this charity really helps so many people of all ages and from all backgrounds, including the family of a...

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Being a Bone Marrow Donor

I knew very little about leukaemia 5 years ago; as most people thankfully do. Then on St Patrick's Day 2011 my dad got diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, or "ALL". It was a...

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