Peter Mac's Professor Andrew Roberts, Clinical haematologist and Metcalf Chair of Leukaemia Research joined ABC's Nightlife to talk about blood cancer

He was joined by Brett Conley, a young Melbourne-based woman who was diagnosed with a rare form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, in 2018 at age 26.

More than 17,000 Australians are being diagnosed each year with one of the three major types of blood cancer, namely leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Metcalf Chair of Leukaemia Research and Clinical Haematologist