Children's Cancer Institute Australia's (CCIA) vision is to save the lives of all children with cancer and eliminate their suffering.
- To be a leader in preventing cancer and finding ways of curing cancer in children through world-class research.
- To ensure the best possible quality of life for these children and their families.
- To share the vision with others and increase awareness, participation and funding
research: Ten research areas focusing on translational - “bench to
bedside” - research aimed at improving treatment and survival rates for
children with cancer.
Drug Discovery Centre: Unique drug-screening facility, housed
within the Lowy Cancer Research Centre, dedicated to the development of new
Fundraising and community support: Broad program of
community and corporate-sector involvement initiatives that provide CCIA with
financial and other support through:
- Fundraising events
outreach: Presentation called “Kicking Cancer's Arse” developed to
educate young people about cancer and cancer research at CCIA, run by CCIA's
opportunities: Comprehensive career development program aimed at
teaching the next generation of CCIA researchers.
seminars: Regular seminar series with scientific presentations
from CCIA scientists and guest researchers from other institutes.