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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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Clinical trial gives new hope to patients without matched donors

In 2016, Arrow provided a grant of $100,000 to a clinical trial offering hope to transplant patients without a matched donor. The trial started with patients at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and has now grown to include three more hospitals…

February 12, 2018
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Arrow grant helps in developing new therapies and diagnostic tests

Written by Dr. Tim Molloy (senior researcher) The Blood, Stem Cell, and Cancer Research (BSSCR) laboratory is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of clinicians, postdoctoral scientists, and students situated within the Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation of St…

February 12, 2018
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Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (HCC) raises $140,000!

The 41st Classic held in October last year raised a huge $140,000 to fund medical research. Funds raised will allow Arrow to continue its funding of a research scientist at the Blood Stem Cell and Cancer Unit at St Vincent’s…

February 12, 2018
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ABMTRR releases 25 years of Registry data

This year the Australasian Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient Registry (ABMTRR) marks 25 years and has included an extra section in its Annual Data Summary showing transplant trends from 1992 to 2016. There were 2,174 registered transplants in Australia and New…

February 1, 2018
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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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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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