Blood cancer treatment and support

You may feel overwhelmed and have many questions if you have blood cancer

Cancer Education

We will be quick to see new patients. Yet, we may need you to undertake a series of staging studies (such as a biopsy) before a consultation. We will schedule the correct outpatient follow-up during your blood cancer treatment and support.  

We stay in touch with you and all the relevant specialists long after your treatment. This ensures that your treatment team stays up to date on your recovery. That way should there be any variations, we'll be the first to know. 

Focusing on you 

Your specialist will need to find out what type of cell your cancer started in. They also need to find out if it is ‘aggressive’ or ‘indolent’ (progressing slowly).  These describe how fast your cancer is spreading. 

Next, it is important that we find out if there is a sub-type (related disease). Each sub-type is different and may affect the type of treatment given. 

Blood cancer treatment and support

We focus on all aspects of your health and wellbeing. Our blood cancer experts will help support you. They will also guide you to the best information and managed care. 

Our specialist nurses can refer you to our: 

Living with blood cancer 

We know how hard cancer and treatment can be. It will disrupt and change your lifestyle and that of your loved ones. During this time, it is common to struggle with ongoing concerns about cancer and therapy. There are many expert groups available to support you through this time, including: 

Patient and carer blood cancer treatment and support resources 

More information is available about blood cancers and their treatment. This includes support for patients and families. You can download copies of the following resources: