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Understanding high-risk leukaemia and how to treat it

To improve survival, we are improving our understanding of aggressive and difficult to treat leukaem...
Wednesday, 7th Jul 21

Funding boost improves outlook for children with cancer

A major funding boost from the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) will su...
Thursday, 1st Jul 21

In focus: Dr Orazio Vittorio

Meet Dr Orazio Vittorio, Team Leader of the Metal-Targeted Therapy and Immunology Group at Children'...
Monday, 7th Jun 21
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New drug combination found to be effective against high-risk...

Our researchers have found what could prove to be a new and effective way to treat a form of high-ri...
Friday, 28th May 21
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Multimodal therapy may hold key to treating aggressive child...

Research by our scientists has found a combination of therapies that appears to be highly effective ...
Monday, 17th May 21
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Australian researchers find new way to target deadly childho...

Research led by scientists at Children’s Cancer Institute offers an exciting new therapeutic appro...
Wednesday, 14th Apr 21

Anya’s Wish: finding new treatments for osteosarcoma

Anya’s Wish is a new research project established at Children’s Cancer Institute in memory of An...
Friday, 9th Apr 21
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World-first discovery paves way to new cancer treatment

Our research team have made a world-first discovery that a cellular protein called ALYREF plays a cr...
Friday, 26th Mar 21

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

This International Women’s Day we are proud to celebrate the women that are part of Children’s C...
Monday, 8th Mar 21

A novel therapeutic approach to MYC-driven cancer

Our research team have identified a new novel approach to treating children with high-risk MYCN-driv...
Thursday, 4th Mar 21
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Sydney researchers identify/advance potential revolutionary ...

A paper published today in the prestigious journal, Nature Communications, reveals a potential revol...
Friday, 12th Feb 21

Cancer research today: Collaboration is key

World Cancer Day reminds us that cancer is a global problem. And to tackle that problem, a global re...
Friday, 5th Feb 21

Cancer in children – what do the global stats tell us?

World Cancer Day is a global event dedicated to awareness and prevention, and acts as a powerful rem...
Sunday, 31st Jan 21

'Outstanding' childhood cancer scientist awarded for researc...

Childhood cancer researcher and cancer survivor Dr Orazio Vittorio has been awarded ‘Outstanding C...
Thursday, 26th Nov 20

Opening the black box of childhood cancer – results from a...

The success of an Australian program which aims to find the most-likely-to-succeed personalised trea...
Tuesday, 6th Oct 20

Leading childhood cancer researcher nominated for prestigiou...

Tuesday, 29th Sep 20

Zero Childhood Cancer: How far have we come?

Thursday, 10th Sep 20

Awareness Wednesday: Discover and Translate

Saturday, 5th Sep 20

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