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Acute Myeloid Leukaemia relapse after bone marrow transplant

“When someone has acute myeloid leukaemia, nothing else matters. If we don’t fix the leukaemia, well… nothing else will be a problem for much longer either.” That’s Michael Ashby, our newest PhD Scholarship recipient, doctor, researcher, father of three, marathon…

May 15, 2024
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia researcher Dr Michael Ashby pictured in his office

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