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The new Haematology, Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit is up and running

Arrow Chairman, Mark O’Hara, and CEO Robyn Flood attended the official opening of the St Vincent’s Haematology, Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit on behalf of the many Arrow supporters who helped Arrow raise the $300,000 needed to fund a room…

September 20, 2018
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Trace Richey Nursing Scholarship expands its horizons

Imagine cooking lunch for over 80 people including three types of curries, sandwiches, cakes and cookies and then, a few days later, taking on the 14km City2Surf. That’s exactly what the AMP Technology and Operations team did, and they raised…

September 20, 2018
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Woolworths supports families in crisis with $30,000 of grocery cards

So far this year, Arrow has supported more than 40 transplant patients and their families with grocery expenses. To help us provide this valuable support, Woolworths is now partnering with us and has generously donated $30,000 in Woolworths Gift Cards. When…

September 20, 2018
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Record donation of $1 million to Arrow for Stem Cell Transplantation research

Arrow is pleased to announce that Vicki and Michael Quigley have donated $1 million to Arrow to support the research work of Professor David Ma, Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. When Arrow was established…

August 10, 2018
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Allan Frenkel Foundation celebrates 20-year milestone

A year after losing Allan to Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia, his family hosted a dinner to raise funds for teens with cancer, with a focus on patient support. The Allan Frenkel Foundation has since held a fundraising dinner in Allan’s memory…

May 11, 2018
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Latest Arrow/HCC achievements in research

Arrow/HCC Research Scientist 2017 report In 2017 Dr Melinda Tursky continued her research in targeting genes which drive the progression from normal to cancerous blood cells in the Blood Stem Cell and Cancer Research Programme, St Vincent’s Centre for Applied…

April 30, 2018
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Chinese banquet hosted by Sydney Executive and Business Association (SEBA) raises $22,000 for Arrow

Having lost his wife Karen to leukaemia, SEBA President Greg Bugden selected Arrow as the recipient of funds from this year’s annual fundraising dinner at the Marigold Restaurant in Haymarket, and what a night it was. Julie Soon shared her…

April 18, 2018
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Why Colleena treasures the gift of life

After successfully undergoing two bone marrow transplants for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) in 2003, Arrow Director Colleena Presnell has spent over a decade supporting patients with a Gift of Friendship. Colleena shares her inspirational story with John McNamee in Go55s….

March 12, 2018
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HCC welcomes new President, Claire Shanahan

Longstanding HCC President Kent Heazlett stood down at the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic AGM on 15 February 2018 after 17 years of service. Claire Shanahan was elected President, Doug Rosser was elected Honorary Treasurer and Joy Carter as Honorary Secretary. Arrow…

February 19, 2018
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Where are they now?

It’s always interesting to hear what our past Arrow/HCC PhD Scholarships recipients are up to and we recently received an email from Dario Gerace letting us know that he has completed his PhD research at the University of Technology Sydney…

February 16, 2018
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Arrow nursing scholarship provides insight into 60 years of transplant

Annabel Horne, Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, was awarded the Sylvia Hartog Nursing Scholarship for the opportunity to attend the EBMT nurses meeting in Manchester UK in October 2017. The theme was 60 years of transplant…

February 16, 2018
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The Dave ‘Coke’ Wards Memorial does it again

Fundraising is fun, but the challenge is in maintaining momentum. The annual Dave ‘Coke’ Wards Memorial held in October each year is Arrow’s longest standing supporter, having raised funds for medical research and patient support since 1992. The surfing contest…

February 15, 2018
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