Blocking copper uptake in tumour cells may be clue to boosting immune system – fighting the deadliest of cancersAugust 7, 2020
Australian researchers have discovered how an affordable and currently available drug - which removes copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers that are resistant to immunotherapy.
Researchers at Children’s Cancer Institute have discovered what could prove a new and improved way to treat the poor-prognosis blood cancer, acute myeloid leukaemia or AML.
Australia will join an international clinical trial to test a new treatment in children with brain cancer, due to launch later this year.
$67m Funding Collaboration: All Australian Children with Cancer to Access World Class, Personalised MedicineApril 30, 2020
The Commonwealth Government together with Minderoo Foundation today announced funding of $67 million to expand the internationally recognised Zero Childhood Cancer personalised medicine program (ZERO) - ensuring all Australian children and young people diagnosed with cancer are given the greatest chance of survival.
Professor Maria Kavallaris AM, a leading childhood cancer researcher and a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, has been announced as the 2020 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year.
International research collaboration reveals promising drug candidate for treatment of blood cancersJanuary 16, 2020
An international research collaboration between the United States and Australia has revealed a promising new drug which could treat high-risk leukaemia.
A collaborative research effort by Australian and US scientists has led to the discovery of a promising new approach to treating some of the worst types of leukaemia, including an aggressive leukaemia that mostly affects babies.
An Australian-led international research effort has broken fresh ground in the race to find more effective treatments for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Children’s Cancer Institute is pleased to welcome His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of Australia and Mrs Hurley as Patrons.
Australian researchers from Children’s Cancer Institute have discovered a gene that plays an important role in the childhood cancer neuroblastoma, and have developed a targeted therapy against it.
A team from Children's Cancer Institute has found a drug that offers new hope to infants with one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia.
An international team of researchers has discovered a new and much safer way to treat a type of leukaemia that mainly affects children: T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL).
Minderoo Foundation’s $5 million donation to Zero Childhood Cancer will help kids like Jack beat brain cancerMay 15, 2019
Today Minderoo Foundation’s Eliminate Cancer initiative announced a $5 million partnership with Zero to help scale the program in Australia, drive further research into personalised medicine in childhood cancer and help established standardised international protocols.