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Blood cancer's postcode lottery

Posted 28 October 2021 AM

The Leukaemia Foundation is launching Set The Standard, the biggest campaign in its history in a bid to end the postcode lottery when it comes to surviving blood cancer.

The foundation says there is a 13 per cent disparity in survival outcomes for blood cancer based on where a person lives, and people outside of metropolitan areas are 37 per cent less likely to receive treatment that complies with current guidelines.

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