TASCS Australia

November 12, 2016

TASCS AUSTRALIA’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY CHARITY GALA

On Saturday 5th November, the Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia, also known as “TASC Society of Australia” and “TASCS Australia”, marked 40 years of […]
November 11, 2016

MESSAGE FROM THE PREMIER: TASCS Australia’s 40th Anniversary

On behalf of the Victorian Government, I would like to congratulate the Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia on the occasion of its 40th anniversary […]
November 10, 2016

The 40th Anniversary of the Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia

Dear friends of the Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia, the Board of Directors of the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF), and its president Mr Panos […]
November 9, 2016

Congratulatory Message: 40th Anniversary of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia

  On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Thalassaemia & Sickle Cell Society of Australia (formerly Thalassaemia Australia Inc.), I am very pleased to […]
November 5, 2016

TASCS Australia’s 40th Anniversary Gala: Presidential Address

Dear Guests, Patients, Family and Friends, On behalf of the Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Society of Australia it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to […]
October 10, 2016

Gene therapy offers hope for treatment of sickle cell anaemia

By Robin McKie The Observer, Sunday 2nd October 2016 Scientists to begin trials for treatment to overcome inherited disease that affects 300,000 newborn babies a year […]
October 1, 2016

Sickle cell disease: Do nurses and teachers need better training and education?

Written by Mary Isokariari on 28 September 2016 The number of people with sickle cell has more than doubled in the capital within the past five […]
July 4, 2016

How are Thalassaemias Treated?

Treatments for thalassaemias depend on the type and severity of the disorder. People who are carriers or who have alpha or beta thalassaemia trait have mild […]
June 20, 2016

What Are the Risks of a Blood Transfusion?

  Most blood transfusions go very smoothly. However, mild problems and, very rarely, serious problems can occur. Allergic Reactions Some people have allergic reactions to the […]