Past Events
Arrow supporters raise over $20,000 at the City2Surf

Dave Eden, Arrow Treasurer and Executive Director since 1995, and his family (pictured) achieved a tremendous result at this year’s City2Surf, having raised over $17,000 for Arrow! We are sincerely grateful to the Eden family for their longstanding support. A…

October 23, 2017
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Arrow supporter wins fashions on the field

Arrow was one of the charities supported at Australia’s biggest charity race day – the ASX Thompson Reuters 2017 Charity Horse Racing Day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in August. Arrow supporter, Pam Spurr (left), won the fashions on the field…

October 23, 2017
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An unforgettable Weekend in the Country at Mudgee

Arrow Director, Colleena Presnell, did it again – having organised another exceptional Weekend in the Country fundraiser at Mudgee in September. As well as raising over $10,000 for Arrow, the event achieved nationwide awareness of Arrow via Sky Racing Television’s…

October 23, 2017
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Latest News
Arrow funds a literature review

Nurses and dietitians caring for people post-transplant have noted in their clinical work that despite the current management, patients who receive autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplants (BMT) are still reporting nausea and vomiting for prolonged periods of time. It…

October 23, 2017
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Arrow to reach more PhD scholarship students in partnership with the National Health and Medical Research Council

Post graduate students can now apply for Arrow/HCC PhD scholarships through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC). The new partnership allows Arrow to reach all PhD students nationally, and provides opportunities for applicants to select the organisations that…

October 23, 2017
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Personal Stories
When a carer becomes a life saving donor

Sarah Clarke was just 23 years old when diagnosed with grade 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1988. Diagnosed with Myelodysplasia just over a decade later, Sarah underwent a stem cell transplant at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, in 1999. Following her own…

October 23, 2017
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Personal Stories
Enhancing patient care through the Professor Geoffrey Driscoll Scholarship for Haematology and Related Nursing

Written by Mrs. Jan Driscoll. Professor Geoffrey Driscoll OAM, born 13 March 1947, died at St Vincent’s Hospital on 5 October 2016. Having been immobilised by polio for three years as a young boy, he was no stranger to illness,…

October 23, 2017
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Reflections from Arrow’s small beginnings

By Meredith Ashby (now known as Merri Sheppard) – Arrow’s first Honorary Secretary. Each year, a Christmas party was held for bone marrow patients and the staff at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Bone marrow transplants were still in their infancy…

October 23, 2017
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New transplant ward fundraising target achieved!

We are excited to report that with your help, Arrow has raised the $300,000 needed to fund a room in the new bone marrow transplant ward at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Fundraising kicked off with an appeal letter in June…

October 23, 2017
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Arrow marks 30 special years with a new look

  For 30 years, Arrow has assisted patients and carers through a range of vital support services, and contributed to many promising medical research projects – and we are pleased to mark this special milestone with the introduction of Arrow’s…

October 23, 2017
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