Children's Cancer Institute Australia's (CCIA) vision is to save the lives of all children with cancer and eliminate their suffering.
Our mission is to provide major advances in knowledge that will enable prevention of childhood cancer and development of better and safer treatments, more effective diagnoses and ultimately a cure for children affected by this disease.
research: Ten research areas focusing on translational - “bench to
bedside” - research aimed at improving treatment and survival rates for
children with cancer.
Drug Discovery Centre: Unique drug-screening facility, housed
within the Lowy Cancer Research Centre, dedicated to the development of new
Fundraising and community support: Broad program of
community and corporate-sector involvement initiatives that provide CCIA with
financial and other support through:
- Fundraising events
outreach: Presentation called “Kicking Cancer's Arse” developed to
educate young people about cancer and cancer research at CCIA, run by CCIA's
opportunities: Comprehensive career development program aimed at
teaching the next generation of CCIA researchers.
seminars: Regular seminar series with scientific presentations
from CCIA scientists and guest researchers from other institutes.