Great Cop Drop is windfall for childhood cancer research

02/11/2018


Twenty-six police officers and one cancer researcher took to the skies last Sunday to raise funds for childhood cancer research. The inaugural Great Cop Drop was inspired by Isla, a little girl diagnosed with leukaemia four years ago.

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

05/10/2018


September marks Children’s Cancer Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness of the devastating effects of childhood cancer and raise vital funds for research into finding a cure. To commemorate, Children’s Cancer Institute has engaged in a variety of awareness and fundraising activities throughout the month.

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A little girl’s legacy: Olivia Lambert Team Leader appointed

28/09/2018


Olivia Lambert was a bright and happy little girl with an infectious smile and a fun-loving spirit. Diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma at age two and a half, she fought the disease bravely for six years. Her legacy and spirit continue with the appointment of Dr Joshua McCarroll as the Olivia Lambert Team Leader.

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Host A Roast This July to Support Us & Other Children’s Charities

20/07/2018


Last week, we excitedly gathered together here at Children's Cancer Institute to Host A Roast and get behind a great initiative led by our corporate partner, Steggles, to help support Australian Children's Charities, including us. Some felt like it was Christmas come early!

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Live for Lily Butterfly Ball fundraiser a huge success

26/06/2018


The 2018 Live for Lily Butterfly Ball was held on 16 June in Melbourne’s Palladium at Crown. It was a fantastic evening and a huge success, raising much-needed funds to support our research.

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Dr Toby Trahair – childhood cancer researcher and fundraiser with Tour de Cure

26/04/2018


One of our Clinical Research Fellows, Dr Toby Trahair, is taking part in the Tour de Cure Signature Tour 2018 which starts on Friday 27th April, raising money for cancer research by cycling 1110km from Mackay to Cairns.

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My daughter’s cancer journey

23/04/2018


Mackenzie was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) at just 9 years old. Her mum, Errin, has recently spoken about Mackenzie’s journey.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

17/04/2018


Simone Leckey is a Laboratory Support Assistant in our labs. This weekend she gave her hair to help people with cancer.

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Riding to the rock to support childhood cancer research

11/04/2018


Can riding a mountain bike 1000km through outback Australia help end childhood cancer? Yes, when it’s the 2018 Ride for Lily.

'Riders jump for joy in the red centre to celebrate the finish of the ride

The Balmoral Swim for Cancer’s back: plunge in!

22/02/2018


On 18 March the Balmoral Swim for Cancer will once again raise funds for our research. Swimmers, suit up!

'an underwater view of swimmers