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Professor Driscoll Scholarships awarded

Arrow’s Professor Driscoll Scholarships have recently been awarded to three specialist nurses. Congratulations to: Charlotte Anderson, Royal Hobart Hospital – studying the Principles of Cancer Care module Jaclyn Lindstrom, Calvary Mater Newcastle – studying Foundations of Haematology Nursing Jessica Cashford,…

March 18, 2024
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Headshots of three nurses who were recently awarded Arrow Professor Driscoll Scholarships for Grad Cert in Haematology and Cancer Care. Pictured left to right are Charlotte Anderson, Jaclyn Lindstrom, and Jessica Cashford

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    nurse Lauren Buckland with an apheresis machine collecting bone marrow or stem cells for stem cell transplant
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    Stem cell transplant or bone marrow transplant. What’s the difference?

    You’ve probably heard some people say that they’re having a bone marrow transplant and others say they’re having a stem cell transplant, but what’s the difference between those two things? Let’s start with a few definitions. Bone marrow Bone marrow is a spongy…

    February 28, 2024
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    Patient webinars are launching soon at Arrow. This image is the logo for Transplant Talk Live, Arrow's new series of patient webinars. It has the Arrow logo on the right, with the words "Transplant Talk LIVE" on the left.
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    Arrow’s newsletter, “Transplant Talk” is going live. Join us for a series of patient webinars with expert guests covering topics such as returning to work after bone marrow/stem cell transplant, survivorship, dealing with graft v. host disease, and much more….

    February 15, 2024
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    Data Manager Alia Cibich from Royal Adelaide Hospital
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    Data manager Alia Cibich receives Jazz Pharmaceuticals Award

    How do doctors know what treatment is likely to help which patient? Data. And lots of it. Years, no decade after decade of it. While you probably won’t ever see a TV series with the likes of a dreamy Patrick…

    February 9, 2024
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    Allogeneic stem cell transplant recipient Jackie second from left, with her four daughters celebrating her first post BMT mother's day. An allogeneic stem cell transplant saved her life.
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    Jackie’s cat saved her life. (Oh, and an allogeneic stem cell transplant.)

    A woman with a cat bite walks into a medical centre… No, it’s not the start of a bad joke, but what followed for Jackie was so surreal it felt like it could have been. She had been feeling fatigued…

    January 31, 2024
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    Hardship can happen to anyone. Arrow really matters: we support people during and after bone marrow transplant. Picture shows holding hands across the table. Coffee cup nearby
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    Hardship can happen to anyone

    “How are you doing today?” It’s an innocuous question for most of us, something we ask often without really listening to the answer. But hardship can happen to anyone. “I’ll tell you on Tuesday,” was the answer I got when…

    December 20, 2023
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    Serafina Levak and Kylie Sih at the 2023 Blood Conference where Kylie presented a poster on a novel intervention in haematology
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    A novel intervention in haematology: Chasing Grannies at the 2023 Blood Conference

    We are proud to have supported two nurses to attend Blood 2023, a haematology focused conference in Melbourne: Serafina Levak from St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney who received the Shaun Rosen Scholarship and Kylie Sih from Royal Hobart Hospital who…

    December 15, 2023
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    Collage of images from the Arrow AGM 2023
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    Arrow AGM 2023

    We gathered recently at the Arrow offices in Chippendale NSW for our Annual General Meeting. The Arrow AGM 2023 was an enjoyable evening spent with our members, supporters, directors and team and — judging by the level of noise with…

    November 29, 2023
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    Nurse Practitioner and Arrow Board Member Yvonne Panek-Hudson
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    Welcome Yvonne Panek-Hudson

    We were pleased to announce at our Annual General Meeting that Yvonne Panek-Hudson will be joining the Arrow board from mid-November 2023. Yvonne is a Nurse Practitioner in Clinical Haematology at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre & Royal Melbourne Hospital…

    November 28, 2023
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    Outgoing director Leonie Wilcox
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    Thank you to outgoing director Leonie Wilcox

    We would like to thank outgoing director Leonie Wilcox for her long standing role as board member of Arrow. Leonie joined the Arrow board in 2007 and over the past 16 years has volunteered her time and knowledge to support…

    November 22, 2023
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    Nurse Babita Khanal attending the International Myeloma Society meeting in Greece 2023
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    International Myeloma Society meeting in Greece

    A big part of what we do here at Arrow is help build a strong community of support around bone marrow transplant patients. One of the ways we do that is to help BMT nurses attend conferences where they can…

    November 17, 2023
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    The Allan Frenkel Foundation annual dinner. Picture left to right: Jennifer Taylor, Janna Gibbs, Marissa Frenkel, Eduardo Frenkel, Richelle Koller, Kags Garrard
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    The Allan Frenkel Foundation was born in 1997, the year Allan would have been 19. Allan Frenkel is described as joyful and happy young man, the life of the party, and always ready for fun. That’s how Allan’s family and…

    November 15, 2023
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    Dr Michael Ashby, recipient of the Arrow HSANZ PhD Scholarship for 2024
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    Congratulations to Dr Michael Ashby of Alfred Health who has been awarded the Arrow HSANZ PhD Scholarship for 2024 for his research into “Preventing Acute Myeloid Leukaemia relapse following allogeneic stem cell transplant.” About the study: Michael’s PhD project will…

    November 9, 2023
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