World Lymphoma Awareness Day

15 September is World Lymphoma Awareness Day

Get involved with 2022 activities here

World Lymphoma Awareness Day is acknowledged around the world to raise awareness of cancers of the lymphatic system.

Along with our global colleagues from the Lymphoma Coalition we aim to increase awareness for both Lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL) on World Lymphoma Awareness Day.

Despite a new diagnosis every 2 hours in Australia, Lymphoma is currently a low priority cancer in this country. Our aim is to improve community awareness to assist with an early diagnosis and access to the best available treatment.

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2022 WLAD Messages

On 15 September join the global community to stand up and address the ways the pandemic has affected people living with lymphomas.

This World Lymphoma Awareness Day, Lymphoma Australia is joining the global lymphoma community to say We Can’t Wait to put an end to the unintended consequences the pandemic has had on the lymphoma community. 

Around the world, people have faced reduced access to care, treatment and support. As well, due to a lack of access to medical professionals and hesitancy in seeking medical attention when experiencing symptoms, there have been fewer diagnoses and more advanced cancer are expected.  

  • We can’t wait to take care of our own health. If you notice signs or symptoms of lymphoma, do not delay and speak to your healthcare team.
  • We can’t wait to diagnose and treat lymphomas. Decisions were made to support healthcare systems that affected patients, but the time has come to resume standard treatment practices safely.
  • We can’t wait to support people living with lymphomas. If you can, please volunteer or support our organisation – we need your help.

Visit www.WorldLymphomaAwarenessDay.org for more information and materials to share your social media channel. Use #WLAD2022 to join the global conversation.

Landmarks going LIME

UPDATE – Due to the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II some of the locations below are no longer able to go lime as they will be observing the national mourning period (white lights or no lights).

We are thankful to the following landmarks across Australia who are lighting up in LIME this September. Take a look around your local areas and share a picture with us!!

All locations below are lighting up in green or lime on 14 or 15th September. Help out – contact your local buildings and ask them to put LYMPHOMA in the LIMELIGHT too!!

What can you do ?

Get behind us! Support World Lymphoma Awareness Day this September.

You can help us by joining one of our Lymphoma Australia events, creating your own event or setting up an online fundraising page to share with your friends.

Businesses putting lymphoma in the limelight

NSW Grill’d stores are on board to put Lymphoma in the Limelight! 

They have a special offer for all our followers and supporters

Visit any Grill’d NSW restaurant on 15/09/22 between 11am and 10pm and mention “Lymphoma in the limelight’ to receive a free snack chips with any main item purchased. Dine In Only.

Start organising your lunch and dinner orders now! 

www.grilld.com.au

 

Bakers Delight Warners Bay – the store is going lime and donating a percentage of sales from specially iced treats during September.

https://www.facebook.com/BakersDelightWarnersBay

 

 

 

 

 

Puss & Pew Distillery – This September they will be donating $3 from every bottle sold at the Distillery towards supporting Lymphoma Australia.

https://pussandmew.com.au/

 

 

 

 

See the events calendar for what is on!!

Turn Australia LIME the best way you can in your community and create awareness and support for a common but not very well known blood cancer. There is strength in numbers and we need your support. Let’s put LYMPHOMA in the LIMELIGHT

We ask you to:

  • Put lymphoma in the limelight on WLAD 15 September and wear our shirts, hats, wristbands or ribbons – order now
  • Host a morning or afternoon tea or lunch
  • Make a donation
  • Join the virtual conversation. During September, connect with the global community online by following Lymphoma Coalition and Lymphoma Australia and use the hashtag #WLAD2022 or #LymphomaintheLimelight when sharing your experiences
  • Share via social media – change your profile picture, tweet support, tag us in your photos, share videos and messages

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