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World’s Greatest Shave 16th – 19th
March 17, 2017 - March 20, 2017
This iconic event is one of Australia’s biggest fundraisers.
Each March, extraordinary Aussies help beat blood cancer by getting sponsored to shave or colour their hair
People of all ages will shave, colour or wax the hair on their head, chest or face, supported all the way by proud family, friends, colleagues and classmates.
Some have a personal connection to blood cancer, while others take part simply to have fun and raise money for a good cause.
When you sign up and raise money for the World’s Greatest Shave you can make a difference by giving families facing blood cancer the emotional and practical support they need.
You will also fund vital research that will help more people survive blood cancers like lymphoma, leukaemia and myeloma, while improving their quality of life.
Leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma are types of blood cancer. They can develop in anyone, of any age, at any time.
More than 60,000 Australians are living with blood cancer or related disorders, and every day another 35 people will be diagnosed.
Blood cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in Australia,claiming more lives than breast cancer or melanoma.
Although research is improving survival, sadly an Australian loses their life to blood cancer every two hours.