Zero Childhood Cancer: How far have we come?
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
3y ago
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. What better time to reflect on our most ambitious undertaking yet, the Zero Childhood Cancer Program, and take stock of just how much has been achieved so far. The post Zero Childhood Cancer: How far have we come? appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Join us this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Children's Cancer Institute
by Paul Wiggins
3y ago
Join us this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in shining a light on the impact of childhood cancer. The post Join us this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Build for a Cure
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jo Taylor
3y ago
In 2014, Children’s Cancer Institute celebrated 30 years since it first opened its laboratories. Build for a Cure was created by key partners to recognise this momentous event, coming together to build a house in Glenmore Park, Western Sydney. The post Build for a Cure appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Finding new treatments for those who need them most
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
3y ago
For some types of childhood cancer, such as acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, treatments have come a long way and survival rates are much higher than they used to be. But for some other types of cancer, cure remains elusive. New treatment options are desperately needed for children with these cancers. The post Finding new treatments for those who need them most appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Spotlight: Sarcoma in kids
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
3y ago
If you don’t know a lot about sarcoma, you’re not alone. Despite it being one of the more common cancers in children, not many people have heard of it. With July being Sarcoma Awareness month, it’s a good opportunity to raise awareness of sarcoma, its impact on families, and what’s being done about it. The post Spotlight: Sarcoma in kids appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Executive Director addresses largest cancer research meeting in the world
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
3y ago
Professor Michelle Haber AM, Executive Director of Children’s Cancer Institute, today addressed the world’s largest meeting of cancer researchers ― the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2020. The post Executive Director addresses largest cancer research meeting in the world appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Nanomedicine for brain cancer – a world of possibilities
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
4y ago
During Brain Cancer Awareness month, let’s take the opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of nanomedicine. What is it, and what could it mean for kids with brain cancers like medulloblastoma? The post Nanomedicine for brain cancer – a world of possibilities appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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In focus: Brain cancer in kids
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
4y ago
May is Brain Cancer Awareness month. This is a great time to learn more about brain cancer, to help raise awareness of its importance and its impact, and to reflect on what we can do about it. The post In focus: Brain cancer in kids appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Science Spotlight: Minimal Residual Disease Testing
Children's Cancer Institute
by Jane Lewis
4y ago
Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could predict ― well in advance of any symptoms returning ― who was going to relapse with cancer, so we could try to prevent it from happening? The post Science Spotlight: Minimal Residual Disease Testing appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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Diary of a Researcher
Children's Cancer Institute
by Paul Wiggins
4y ago
During this global pandemic, take a look inside our labs and see how we're continuing the vital research that is helping kids with cancer today as Libby Huang from our Minimal Residual Disease team provides a Diary of a Researcher. The post Diary of a Researcher appeared first on Children's Cancer Institute ..read more
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