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Award for Andrea and Wendy

Andrea & Wendy were delighted to attend the Royal Life Saving Society AGM last night where they were both surprised and honoured to receive the Western Australia Fellow Award

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Heather Starr – Cutting my hair for cancer research

cutting-hair-for-cancer-research“In the last few years, so many of my friends and family have been touched by cancer. And after months of contemplation, I’ve decided to try and do something to make a difference for them and for those who may be diagnosed after them”

“On Saturday August 10th, my eldest daughter Oceania celebrates her 2nd birthday, and I will be cutting 20 cm of my hair off and donating it to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Pantene Beautiful Lengths supports women with cancer globally by providing them with free real-hair wigs to women who have lost their locks through treatment.”

Support Heather’s efforts at http://www.mycause.com.au/page/61220

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Cancer Research Funding Raffle – Results for Raffle LS041478

Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (Inc) holds regular raffles to raise funds for child cancer & leukaemia research. Results are now available for raffle LS041478

Permit No LS041478

First prize $20,000 : Ticket no 81412

Second prize $4,000 : Ticket no 132481

Third prize $1,000 : Ticket no 440752

All winners notified. Next raffle details to be announced.

Child Cancer Leukaemia Treatment – Research Sheds New Light

A Telethon Kids Institute Research study examining drug resistance in leukaemia patients has shed new light on why some treatments may be more effective than others.

The study, which looked at cells from children suffering from T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), examined how different genes were associated with resistance to different drugs in an effort to improve treatment success.

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Raffle Results – Drawn 19/10/12

Permit No LS040832

First prize $20,000 : Ticket no 071656

Second prize $4,000 : Ticket no 169944

Third prize $1,000 : Ticket no 088546

All winners notified. Next raffle details to be announced.