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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Awareness Wednesday: Discover and Translate

05/09/2018


September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness month. In a series of weekly blog posts throughout September, you’ll see how we’re using our strategy of ‘Discover and Translate’ to improve outcomes for kids with cancer.

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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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Lexie’s Christmas

07/12/2017


Without treatment, Lexie had two weeks to live. Overnight she became ‘the kid with cancer’.

'Lexie asleep in hospital

Proud of our PhD students

17/11/2017


This week our higher degree students presented their research at the 5th annual UNSW Paediatric Research Week.

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We made great strides with childhood leukaemia – we can do the same for brain cancer

10/11/2017


Brain cancers are the leading disease-related cause of death in Australian children. In this article, first published in The Conversation, A/Prof David Ziegler explains what we can learn from improving childhood leukaemia survival.

'MRI brain scan (image: iStock)

Sydney Opera House going gold for childhood cancer

25/08/2017


We’re lighting up the sails of the Sydney Opera House in gold for International Childhood Cancer Awareness month

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Meet a scientist keeping drug discovery robots in line

23/08/2017


Karessa Mercado keeps our ACRF Drug Discovery Centre, with its state-of-the-art robotics, running smoothly.

'Karessa Mercado in ACRF Drug Discovery Centre - image credit: Amanda Hoh, ABC

$6.6M for much-needed neuroblastoma research

09/02/2017


Better targeted therapies for neuroblastoma are desperately needed. They’re now a step closer.

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Student prize haul at Tow Awards

01/12/2016


We're proud of our graduate students who hauled in several awards for presenting their research.

'Jessie Gao receives her Tow Award from Prof Terry Campbell UNSW