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Transplant Kids

Each year in Australia approximately 150 children under the age of 16 receive a haematopoietic stem cell transplant. Receiving treatment at one of the specialist Children’s Hospitals across the country, the families of these children face significant financial and logistical…

September 14, 2021
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Reaching those in need

Arrow’s patient support program is able to reach those most in need thanks to our relationship with welfare teams at hospital transplant centres across Australia. The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital welfare team said “We appreciate Arrow Foundation’s ongoing work to…

September 10, 2021
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In memory of Karen and Elsie

Greg Bugden credits Arrow as being a “source of inspiration and assistance’ to he and his wife during her not one, but two bone marrow transplants. Greg shares his story here. It is now 24 years since my wife Karen…

August 30, 2021
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A brush with Dr Kerry Atkinson

With a 50% chance of survival in the first six months after the transplant, at the age of 16, Lisa Cuthbertson could barely have imagined, 36 years laters, she’d be interviewing the very doctor who looked after her. But she…

August 30, 2021
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Join the Arrow Board

Arrow is on the lookout for passionate and experienced directors to join our volunteer Board. As the organisation adapts to support its mission, we are seeking the services of several new Directors to play an important role in the delivery…

August 27, 2021
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Vale Pam Neate

Arrow passes on their sincere condolences to Pam Neate’s family on the passing of Pam on July 15, 2021. Pam was a director of the Arrow board from 2009 to 2012 and an active volunteer of Arrow for many years….

August 4, 2021
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Masters of Cancer and Haematology Nursing

The Masters of Cancer and Haematology Nursing, provided by global leader in health education the University of  Sydney, enables registered nurses to build on the knowledge they have already gained, giving them the skills required to move into a specialist…

August 2, 2021
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Riverina Cancer Care

With access and equality of healthcare severely affecting the health outcomes of regional Australians, it is critical that regional hospitals have access to nurses with specialised skills in cancer care. Receiving treatment locally not only improves a patient’s health outcomes…

July 30, 2021
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Liverpool Catholic Club progressing medical research

We give our heartfelt thanks to long term supporter Liverpool Catholic Club who have made an additional donation of $60,000 to continue the study of blood mutations in patients undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT). Liverpool Catholic Club have donated…

July 7, 2021
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Leading patient care through sharing

We are proud to announce our first recipient for 2021 of the Professor Geoffrey Driscoll Scholarship in Haematology Nursing. Frances Burns from Royal Melbourne Hospital will be furthering her knowledge in Bone and Marrow Transplants in Cancer Care through study at…

June 30, 2021
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Nutrition Management for BMT Patients

Jessica Cheng is a Senior Dietician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney specialising in haematology and bone marrow transplant patients. Jessica recently attended a virtual workshop run by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in America to learn more about nutrition…

June 16, 2021
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Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PHD 2021

With the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic (HCC), one of Arrow’s major annual fundraising events, due to be held later this year, we are delighted to announce this year’s winner of our HCC sponsored PhD scholarship: Natalia Pinello, from the Epigenetics and…

April 30, 2021
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