For over 40 years, the Leukaemia Foundation has supported and advocated for people living with blood cancer in Australia. Leukaemia Foundation are looking forward to leading a new era of change for the Australian blood cancer community by partnering with industry, government, medical professionals and everyday Australians to realise the goal of zero lives lost to blood cancer by 2035.
Vision and mission
The Leukaemia Foundation’s big goal is to make sure zero lives are lost to blood cancer by 2035.
How the Leukaemia Foundation can help
- provide credible information and resources about blood cancer, treatments, clinical trials and how people can live well after treatment.
- help empower patients to talk to their haematologist and deal with the healthcare system.
- provide information on financial, practical and other government support available to people.
- work with the blood cancer community to ensure people have equitable access to best-practice treatments so more people survive blood cancer and then live well.
- advocate for change in the healthcare system so people can get access to the latest diagnostics, clinical trials and new drugs.
- accelerate research across all types of blood cancer.
The Leukaemia Foundation provides people living with blood cancer, their families and carers access to supportive care, including:
- emotional and practical support
- health and wellbeing
- grief support
- peer support groups