A database of genetic information of more than 270 cancer models, encompassing 25 different childhood cancers, has just been made publicly available. Children’s Cancer Institute contributed 90 leukaemia models to this global effort.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has announced a $1 million funding boost for the Zero Childhood Cancer program. The money will support an immunotherapy trial for children with brain cancer.
Money raised by the Sydney Airport Community Christmas Giving Appeal will support an innovative project to find better treatments for neuroblastoma.
We’ve already started opening our presents. Christmas has come early as new technologies take their place in our labs, promising to speed up childhood cancer research.
How we got to now in our understanding of MRP1, a protein that ejects chemotherapy drugs from tumour cells and stops them stopping cancer. We're exploring future drugs that target it.
In the final post in our three-part series about emerging researchers, Dr Dan Carter talks about making discoveries that contribute towards a cure.
Brain tumours are among the deadliest childhood cancers and Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) one of the most aggressive. But we’re making progress in the search for effective treatments.
An award for our brain cancer team recognises research into one of the nastiest childhood cancers. Our team will test potential new treatments on tiny soccer balls of cells.
We're starving neuroblastoma of polyamines with drug DFMO. But there won't be just one cure for such a diverse disease.
Better targeted therapies for neuroblastoma are desperately needed. They’re now a step closer.