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Awareness Wednesday: Leukaemia

21/09/2016


Find out about the most common childhood cancer, leukaemia, and the progress medical research is making in the search for a cure.

'Working at fume hood in lab

Student projects announced

20/07/2016


We’ve just updated our student projects guide for 2017 to outline opportunities for postgraduate research with us. Children’s Cancer Institute nurtures an environment of innovation, collaboration and learning.

'Researcher with microscope showing cells

Testing times ahead for neuroblastoma

05/08/2016


An exciting topic at the recent ANR2016 research conference for neuroblastoma was research into developing blood tests for cancer cells and cancer DNA.

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Meet our researchers: Prof Maria Kavallaris

07/08/2016


After the recent Oznanomed conference in Sydney, Prof Maria Kavallaris shares her big vision for the ‘little things’ in science and how they are heading toward better cancer treatments.

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Special delivery: nanomedicine on target

08/08/2016


Many anti-cancer drugs are highly toxic to patients. About 70% of childhood cancer survivors experience some side-effects from their treatment.

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Cancer’s secret under the spotlight

18/08/2016


Cancer cells have a secret of eternal youth. Scientists are uncovering their secrets.

'Authors Arndt and MacKenzie

The write stuff

23/08/2016


We’re running a series of manuscript workshops to help our young scientists effectively communicate their science.

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Building a future for kids with cancer

26/08/2016


A project to build a house in 21 days is also building awareness of childhood cancer research.

'Doctor and scientist with cancer patient

Dads make a difference

31/08/2016


This Father’s Day we pay tribute to two amazing dads who made a difference for kids with cancer.

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New HQ for child cancer personalised medicine

05/09/2016


Fresh from farewelling Australia’s Paralympic team, on Friday the Governor-General opened the new ACRF Child Cancer Personalised Medicine Centre at Children’s Cancer Institute.

'The Governor-General tours labs at opening of ACRF Child Cancer Personalised Medicine Centre

Awareness Wednesday: Childhood cancer fast facts

07/09/2016


September is international Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re sharing some key facts about childhood cancer every Wednesday this month on our blog.

'96-well plate in lab for testing

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