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

Working faster for a solution for kids with cancer

Fast Automation are pleased to be able to continue their partnership with The Kids' Cancer Project to end childhood cancer. 
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Case study | The Bromic Go Kart Derby

Team building for good. Covid didn’t curb Bromic’s desire to give back. A key objective for their fundraising activity was to maintain community spirit among employees, suppliers and customer partners.

Charity golf day

On Wednesday 7 October 2020, The Kids’ Cancer Project held its annual Golf Day at St Michael’s Golf Club in Sydney.

Ollie's story

For one little boy, the joy of Christmas arrived nine months after treatment.

Colin Biggers & Paisley - helping kids with cancer

Colin Biggers & Paisley have contributed to The Kids’ Cancer Project’s matched giving appeal. 

Chronic headaches were the first devastating signs

"Murray was a great kid, really funny, really sporty, just a great kick-about young boy."

Putting style into science for kids with cancer

Stylecraft partner with The Kids’ Cancer Project to end childhood cancer by funding vital scientific research.

Apricity Finance supports life-saving scientific research

The SME finance specialist has stepped up to support kids' cancer research with a $20,000 donation.

Foundation makes significant impact

The Ronald Geoffrey Arnott Foundation awarded a significant grant to The Kids’ Cancer Project to help children affected by brain cancer.

Behind the science: Professor David Ziegler

Leading Australian scientist and paediatric oncologist has made it his goal to find a cure for a cancer that currently has no treatment, and he’s making excellent progress.

The $10,000 gift of life

To help develop a cure for the disease that has decimated her family, Coral has left a generous gift as a bequest, in her will.

My Birthday Teddy to help kids with cancer

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, My Birthday Teddy™ is donating $5 for every My Birthday Teddy sold to The Kids’ Cancer Project.

Driving donations further through collaboration

Funds raised through The Kids’ Cancer Project matched giving appeal will go toward innovation grants in partnership with the Federal Government.

Little sister, best friend

When his teenage sister died, Jake de Kort’s life took on an entirely new and enormously powerful purpose.

A message from the CEO

Owen Finegan reflects on a successful year at The Kids’ Cancer Project despite many challenges.

Mark's bloody long day

This September, Mark Pacey is taking on a 24-hour continuous ultra triathlon to raise funds for kids with cancer. 

Meet the Chair: Doug Cunningham

A deeply personal appreciation of the tragic nature of childhood cancer drove Doug Cunningham into his new Board position.

Charity announces Chair transitions

The Kids’ Cancer Project announces Adrian Fisk’s decision to retire from the charity’s Board.

Why Lose Your Locks?

Two women share their very different paths to becoming big fundraisers for Lose Your Locks.

Behind the science: Dr Michelle Henderson

Continuous funding means this research collaboration can aim high, improve survival statistics and re-write the history books for high risk childhood leukaemia.

Behind the science: Dr Joost Lesterhuis

Exploring an exciting new treatment for soft tissue sarcoma in children, but time is of the essence as the team have a goal to get it to the bedside for clinical trials within the next three years.
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Reboot Kids: Recruiting now

Reboot Kids has created a new program to help families navigate an important element of life post-cancer treatment.

A team effort

Owen Finegan reveals how his sporting career with the Wallabies set the stage for The Kids' Cancer Project success.

Autumn charity golf day

A wrap up of The Kids’ Cancer Project annual autumn Golf Day sponsored by RAMS at St Michael’s Golf Club, NSW. 

7 fundraising ideas for pre-schoolers

Whether you’re after an easy or ambitious fundraiser for your little ones, we’ve got ideas and expert tips. 

Ava's Pirate Day

After Ava's tragic passing from DIPG, Mum Vanessa reveals what Pirate Day means to her.

Cancer fight goes by the book

School students are making preparations for their favourite fiction frenzy.

Cancer funding boost and development of Australian Cancer Plan

The Australian Government is investing an additional $6.7 million to support and improve outcomes for all Australians affected by cancer.

Case study | QBE Foundation

Supporting people before, during and after tough times. 

CONNECT-1903: New trial for kids' brain cancer

Aussie kids first in the world to access new international clinical trial for deadly brain tumours.

Corporate social responsibility | The key to success

Philanthropic corporate social responsibility has taken centre stage in the business landscape – and for very good reasons.

Hobart Clinical Trial Unit a life-changer

More support has been pledged to help kids with cancer in Tasmania.

Hope for deadly DIPG diagnosis

Your donations are making a difference - Australian researchers find new way to target deadly childhood brain cancer.  

KBC360 | Care coordinator Suzanne Momber

The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.

KBC360 | Paediatric oncologist Professor Nick Gottardo

The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.

KBC360 | Primary caregiver Suzannah Taylor

The Kids’ Cancer Project takes a deep dive into the issues faced by kids diagnosed with this deadly disease.