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Inspiring stories about the scientists, supporters and families united against childhood cancer.
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  • Research News

‘iBounce’ back to good health

18/08/2022
iBounce is a distance-delivered digital education program that encourages children to get physical following their cancer treatment.
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  • Community, News

12-Year-old writes her own book!

12/07/2022
12-Year-old Shivani writes her own book to help kids with cancer
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  • Future Cure Case Study, News

Case study | Vuly

11/07/2022
Working closely with organisations to support and help children and their families is one of Vuly’s core values and with the prevalence of childhood cancer within Australia, Vuly were honoured to have the opportunity to partner with the Kids’ Cancer Project.
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  • Future Cure Case Study, News

Case study | WOTSO

11/07/2022
WOTSO was a proud supporter of the Better Challenge in 2021and are hoping to come back bigger and better than ever in 2022!
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  • Beary Happy Stories

Beary comforting cuddles

27/05/2022
Families who receive The Kids' Cancer Project bears share their heart-warming testimonials.
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  • Families, News

Winning for Zach

21/04/2022
Raffle winner Sue explains why she supports The Kids' Cancer Project in her own heart-felt words.
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  • News, Research News

Modernising sarcoma therapies: Right treatment, right time

06/04/2022
The Kids’ Cancer Project is funding powerful research by Dr Emmy Fleuren. She’s bringing sarcoma treatment into the future.
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  • Community, Families, News

Imogen’s Lose Your Locks Story

10/03/2022
Six-year-old Imogen lost her locks to raise money for childhood cancer research.
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  • Future Cure Case Study, News

Case study | Lorraine Lea IMPACT

07/03/2022
Lorraine Lea continue to their generous commitment to supporting childhood cancer research.
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  • News, Research News

Making childhood brain cancer walk the plank

01/03/2022
Pirate Day 2022 is supporting research into one of the deadliest brain cancers, DIPG.
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  • Beary Happy Stories

CJ's story

17/02/2022
CJ’s treatment journey was brightened by The Kids’ Cancer Project bears.
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  • Families, News

Jamie’s story

15/02/2022
Young Jamie's world was turned upside down after being diagnosed with childhood cancer.
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  • Future Cure Case Study, News

Case Study | The Bromic Better Challenge

09/02/2022
The Kids’ Cancer Project is proud to partner with Bromic for another exciting year of innovative fundraising.
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  • News, Research News

Exercise oncology: Better health for survivors

04/02/2022
Lauren Ha hopes to decrease late effects by promoting physical activity in survivors.
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  • Research News

A new international trial for Ewing sarcoma patients

27/01/2022
An exciting new international clinical trial for patients diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma.
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  • News

Kids’ cancer research cleans up

12/01/2022
Sirron Holdings Group and Taren Cleaning Supplies announce multi-year partnerships with The Kids’ Cancer Project.
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  • Research News

Behind the science: Hitting cancer where it hurts

22/12/2021
While various forms of leukaemia have seen their survival rates blossoming thanks to powerful research, others are harder to treat.
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  • News

Changing of the guard

21/12/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project announces Doug Cunningham’s decision to step down from the charity’s Board of Directors.
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  • News, Research News

Exciting new cancer research grants announced

15/12/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project announces successful 2021 PdCCRS grant recipients.
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  • Research News

Behind the Science: Research brings hope

14/12/2021
Dr Dannielle Upton hopes to change survival outcomes for one of the deadliest childhood cancers.
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  • News

This is how you Christmas

10/12/2021
The Kids’ Cancer Project Christmas fundraising luncheon raised $205,000 to help children with many different types of cancer.
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You can help researchers do better for kids with leukaemia like Roxy

05/05/2023
In just five hours, four-year-old Roxy went from a routine visit to the dentist to being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). 18 months on, and with Roxy on the road to recovery, mum Bec tells their story and just how important your gifts are in helping other kids like Roxy.

Combo Drug delivering a knockout blow to resistant glioma cancer cells

24/05/2023
Diffuse midline gliomas (DMG), including diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG), are the most lethal of childhood cancers primarily occurring in young children.

Get active and raise funds!

11/04/2023
Looking for a great way to stay active, and make a difference? You can be a community champion by fundraising with The Kids' Cancer Project. We've got some great outdoor events on offer, so read on to find the challenge event that suits you!

Clinical trials can be lifesaving – and you’re helping make them possible

02/03/2023
At just three weeks old, Toby was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called infantile fibrosarcoma.

Diamond netballer and osteosarcoma survivor socking it to sarcoma

16/03/2023
Two driven young women have raised over $200,000 to support pioneering Australian research into childhood cancer.

Delivering comfort to those who need it most

23/03/2023
Over the past five years, Smartways Logistics have been quietly delivering joy and happiness to kids at 33 hospitals across the eastern seaboard.

Say K'day!

01/02/2023
K’day is a special day to bring workplaces, schools, families and communities together to have fun, reconnect and most importantly, raise awareness and funds.

Dino and friends: more than just cuddly bears

13/02/2023
At just five years old, Mariette's daughter Milan was diagnosed with a rare type of kidney cancer known as Wilms' tumour.

Moving one step closer to all children surviving cancer

17/02/2023
The Zero Childhood Cancer Program (ZERO), which has been supported by The Kids’ Cancer Project since 2015, is being expanded to all Australian's aged 0 to 18 years with any type of cancer.

Baxter’s story: The continuing journey

16/02/2023
After beating leukaemia as a baby, Baxter and his family are still navigating the ongoing effects of his gruelling cancer treatment as he prepares for a new challenge.

World first guidelines created

20/01/2023
The study which developed the revolutionary clinical guidelines was co-funded by The Kids' Cancer Project, led by researchers from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and endorsed by the Australian and New Zealand Children's Oncology Group.

Super Sentis – Brisbane Company Takes on Write a Book in a Day Challenge

31/01/2023
A huge thank you to the wonderful team at Sentis for taking part in the challenge, and of course for raising $900 to help support research into more effective treatments for childhood cancer.

Owen Finegan’s Christmas Message 2022

14/12/2022
Over the twelve days leading up to Christmas, we will be celebrating some of our incredible community and partners, by looking at the impact they are helping us make on childhood cancer.

The bear that shows people care

17/10/2022
In hospital with her seriously ill three-month-old son, one mum was given a comforting sense of support from, of all places, a teddy bear.

Millie and her life-saving sisters

31/10/2022
When a cancer battle meant young Millie was down and almost out, her brave sisters stepped in to bring her back from the brink.