Welcome to the Arrow website

Our Foundation

The Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation is a charitable foundation funding medical research into the cause, prevention, treatment and cure of leukaemia and other diseases treatable by bone marrow and stem cell therapy. Arrow also supports patients and their carers by providing accommodation, patient information guides, assistance with travel costs and a free Wig Library available to any cancer patient experiencing hair loss through radiotherapy or chemotherapy.

How donations are spent on medical research

Melinda Tursky - Arrow/HCC Research Scientist

Arrow provides funding for:

  • A Arrow/ HCC Research Scientist at the Blood Stem Cell and Cancer Research Unit of St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.

  • The printing and distribution of the Annual Data Summary produced by the Australasian Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient registry (ABMTRR)

  • PhD students conducting their research projects in the fields of leukaemia, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation.

How Arrow helps patients

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Tracey Scone Wig Library

Offering all cancer patients the opportunity to borrow a wig free of charge.

A place to stay

Arrow house is a home away from home for patients undergoing treatment, and their families.

Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant - a Patient's Guide cover

Help with the cost of travel

Financial assistance for patients and bone marrow donors experiencing difficulties meeting the cost of travel for treatment.

Transplant information for patients and carers

Arrow helps patients understand the transplant process by sponsoring information seminars and guides.

Opportunities for nurses

Each year, Arrow offers nursing scholarships to registered nurses employed in the field of blood and marrow transplantation and paediatric oncology.

30th Anniversary invite

Major supporter

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Hawkesbury Canoe Classic

Arrow supporter since 1994, the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Association Inc. (HCC) is a registered charity that organises the annual 111km paddle race on the Hawkesbury River.