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Stem cells

Stem cells are being researched to treat medical conditions, but they are ethically controversial in many cases. Read about stem cells on our partner pages.

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Leukaemia

Leukaemia is a blood cancer that affects the formation of white blood cells. Not all types of leukaemia are curable. Learn more here.

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Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis is a group of diseases that can affect the brain, heart, joints or kidneys.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.

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Retinitis pigmentosa

Tunnel vision and night blindness are just 2 of the symptoms caused by the genetic eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about it here.

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma (or Hodgkin disease) is a type of cancer. Find out more about diagnosis, treatments and symptoms.

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Blood transfusion

Blood transfusion is a safe procedure. Find out about the different types, why you might need a blood transfusion and what happens when you receive it.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) tends to develop slowly, so you could have CLL for years without noticing any symptoms or needing treatment. Learn more here.

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Neuroblastoma in children

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects young children. The outlook for a child will depend on the type of tumour, its location and how fast it is growing.

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HTLV-1 infection

Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a virus that infects T-cells, white blood cells that form part of the immune system. Learn more here.

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