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.
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.
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.
Without treatment, Lexie had two weeks to live. Overnight she became ‘the kid with cancer’.
This week our higher degree students presented their research at the 5th annual UNSW Paediatric Research Week.
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.
We’re lighting up the sails of the Sydney Opera House in gold for International Childhood Cancer Awareness month
Karessa Mercado keeps our ACRF Drug Discovery Centre, with its state-of-the-art robotics, running smoothly.
Better targeted therapies for neuroblastoma are desperately needed. They’re now a step closer.
We're proud of our graduate students who hauled in several awards for presenting their research.