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Help us cure childhood cancer

Three years ago, Bec Cooper was your average 14-year-old girl, enjoying school and her teenage years - until one day she was diagnosed with cancer.
Bec's Story
"Amy was like a Duracell bunny. We always used to joke 'Pity the bloke who is going to end up with her, he won't be able to catch her.'" - Ren Pedersen, Amy's dad
Amy's Story
Children’s Cancer Institute is the only independent medical research institute in Australia wholly dedicated to childhood cancer.
Our Research
A way to target the Achilles heel of neuroblastoma
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Children’s Cancer Institute

We are curing childhood cancer.
It’s not if. It’s when.

 

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Who we are

Children’s Cancer Institute is the only independent medical research institute in Australia wholly dedicated to putting an end to childhood cancer.

Find out about our research

Our state-of-the-art labs are part of the world-renowned Lowy Cancer Research Centre at UNSW Australia.

We also house the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Drug Discovery Centre.

Have a look around our labs.

Children's Cancer Instituteplay

When Ren & Sharon's daughter Amy was diagnosed with terminal cancer at just 7 years old, she went from a bounding...

When a little girl dies at nine years old, it’s all the life she hasn’t lived that hurts so much.

Ren, Amy's dad Ren, Amy's dad

We are curing childhood cancer.
It’s not if. It’s when.

 

Our labs

Who we are

Children’s Cancer Institute is the only independent medical research institute in Australia wholly dedicated to putting an end to childhood cancer.

Find out about our research

Our state-of-the-art labs are part of the world-renowned Lowy Cancer Research Centre at UNSW Australia.

We also house the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Drug Discovery Centre.

Have a look around our labs.

Children's Cancer Instituteplay
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Townsville to Cairns Bike Ride 2017

Riding over 350 km for the kids! The Townsville to Cairns Bike Ride is a charity organisation that raises money for Children’s Cancer Institute by holding a three day,...
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$1.3M for neuroblastoma treatments

Three grants totalling almost $1.3 million have been awarded to researchers from Children’s Cancer Institute to investigate new treatments for neuroblastoma.

Why we need your support

Research is revolutionising how children with cancer are treated and community support is vital.

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