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Barry Du Bois loses his luscious locks for a cause that’s in his blood!

Leukaemia Foundation / World's Greatest Shave 2 mins read
WGS / WSFM - Barry Du Bois' shave

Barry Du Bois has today shaved off his locks in a nod to his own journey with the blood cancer myeloma, for the Leukaemia Foundation’s iconic World’s Greatest Shave.

It’s no secret that this much-loved and well-known Aussie, has been living with the incurable blood cancer since he was diagnosed in 2017.

Barry is an active Ambassador for the Leukaemia Foundation and chose to take part in the World’s Greatest Shave this March in support of the Australian blood cancer community, of which he is an integral part of whilst living with myeloma.

His close friend and old colleague, Amanda Keller, did the deed and shaved off Barry’s hair live on Jonesy & Amanda on WSFM this morning to officially kick off the main World’s Greatest Shave month (March).

With an aim of raising $10,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation, Barry is encouraging the Australian community to get behind him and help reach his target, with funds raised set to support the 53 Australians diagnosed with blood cancer every day.

Funds raised from Barry’s World’s Greatest Shave will also go towards funding critical blood cancer research in Australia with the hope of one day finding a cure.

You can donate to Barry’s World’s Greatest Shave by going to worldsgreatestshave.com, click ‘donate’, and search Barry Du Bois. Link also here.


About us:

About the Leukaemia Foundation: The Leukaemia Foundation stands with Australia to help cure and conquer blood cancer – with care. Together we are attacking every blood cancer, from every direction, in every way we can. We stand beside every Australian to be their voice and their someone to turn to, fighting to get them access to the best care. We also accelerate research that is delivering rapid advancements in blood cancer diagnosis and treatments. Plus, we provide services and support that empower people living with any blood cancer to live well after diagnosis. You can learn more about the Leukaemia Foundation and blood cancer at leukaemia.org.au.


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Contact our media team - media@leukaemia.org.au

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