The past, present and future for young Australians with cancer


How does the future look for young Australians with cancer? According to a recent article by Cancer Institute NSW, it’s looking brighter, and our work’s playing a vital role.

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Zero Childhood Cancer national clinical trial – 6 months on


It’s six months since the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine national clinical trial began. We'd like to share some of our progress with you.

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Meet a Researcher: Q&A with Biljana Dumevska


Biljana Dumevska is the Laboratory Operations Coordinator in our Personalised Medicine team. With the national launch of the Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine clinical trial in September, there’s plenty to coordinate.


WA says ‘G’day’ to Zero Childhood Cancer program


WA children with the most aggressive cancers will benefit from an Australian-first personalised medicine clinical trial.

'Dr Nick Gottardo, Head of the Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Department at Princess Margaret Hospital and co-Head of Brain Tumour Research at Telethon Kids Institute

Awareness Wednesday: the future of childhood cancer research


Our final post in our series for Childhood Cancer Awareness month explores the future of childhood cancer research.

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Help Bec reach her target


A Newcastle teenager, who has cancer herself, set an ambitious target to raise funds to help a child with cancer access an innovative personalised medicine program.

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Zero Childhood Cancer update


Right now, we’re getting ready to receive, process and analyse samples of patients’ tumours from partner hospitals around Australia.

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Cancer research meeting of minds


In a capital famous for its impressive monuments, last week’s American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting (AACR) was an impressive meeting of minds.


Zero Childhood Cancer program takes shape


After the PM's gift last week to Zero Childhood Cancer, our Manager of Personalised Medicine, Vanessa Tyrrell, spoke about how the program is progressing.

'PM and Health Minister visit Kids Cancer Centre for Zero Childhood Cancer

We need better treatment for childhood cancer, with fewer side effects


Why is targeted treatment so vital for childhood cancer and what are the barriers to getting there? An article from The Conversation by two of our researcher-clinicians.

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