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Inspiring stories about the scientists, supporters and families united against childhood cancer.
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Behind the science: Professor John Heath 

24/06/2019
Up until two years ago, seriously ill Tasmanian children like Macy were forced to travel to the mainland to take part in clinical trials. Then Associate Professor John Heath decided enough was enough.
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  • Research News

Behind the science: Dr Geoff McCowage

20/06/2019
After more than a decade of research, this senior paediatric oncologist is closing in on innovative tumour treatment that stands to help kids with leukaemia too. 

In Focus: Murdoch Children's Research Institute

04/11/2018
Learn more about the institutes we support through our In Focus series.

In Focus: Garvan Institute of Medical Research

20/10/2018
Learn more about the institutes we support through our In Focus series.

In Focus: The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

16/09/2018
Learn more about the institutes we support through our In Focus series.

In Focus: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

13/09/2018
Learn more about the institutes we support through our In Focus series.

In Focus: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

12/09/2018
Learn more about the institutes we support through our In Focus series.

New hope for children's brain cancer

23/05/2018
New drug therapy to be presented at international medical conferences.
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11 tips to make your Write a Book in a Day a success

14/05/2018
Teacher shares what he learned makes for a great writing day.
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  • News

Neuroblastoma National Awareness Day

02/02/2016
Neuroblastoma National Awareness Day is the 2nd of February each year and The Kids’ Cancer Project is proud to partner with Neuroblastoma Australia to promote awareness and research into this devastating childhood cancer.
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  • Beary Happy Stories, Families

The cuddly super sidekicks giving courage to kids with cancer

Bec’s daughter Roxy was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) when she was a four-year-old, and overnight, the family’s outdoorsy life quickly shifted to one of relentless appointments. But, thanks to supporters like you, Roxy got a new cuddly sidekick to help keep her smiling throughout her treatment.

Reno’s hair-raising fundraiser

Reno White only needed to look as far as his own head to help kids with cancer.

Nourishing The Fighter for The Kids' Cancer Project

Leila Davies, inspiring mother and author, is taking on a huge challenge in aid of The Kids’ Cancer Project, walking from Victor Harbor to Melbourne starting June 1st 2024. We had the honour of chatting to Leila to learn more about her story and why she has chosen to fundraise for kids’ cancer research.
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Marathon effort to raise funds for cancer research

22/04/2021
Anastassia's childhood cancer diagnosis inspired her to join the Gold Coast marathon this July. 

Reno’s hair-raising fundraiser

Reno White only needed to look as far as his own head to help kids with cancer.

This crazy team is helping kids with cancer

27/04/2021
Players, umpires, coaches, support crews and fans will unite throughout the 2021 netball season as “Team Crazy”.

Thousands of authors fund vital kids’ cancer research

12/04/2021
Learn where the money goes from the annual Write a Book in a Day competition.

Archer's story

01/03/2021
Chemotherapy with fewer side effects is urgently needed for kids with cancer.

A challenge like no other

03/03/2021
Tasmanian Mum Jodi is taking on an epic trek for an epic reason.

Fundraising flower power!

08/03/2021
When a WA mum came to appreciate the power of science, her fundraising powers blossomed.

Announcement: Set sail on Pirate Day 2021

11/03/2021
Let’s turn the tide on brain cancer this Pirate Day!

Chemo with fewer side effects may be on the way

15/03/2021
A discovery by scientists at IMB's Centre for Pain Research may give some future cancer patients relief. 

Case study | Lorraine Lea - a personal connection

18/03/2021
Family and community at the core. The challenge for Lorraine Lea was to find a charity that supported research to find cures to achieve zero deaths of kids from childhood cancer.

Home or hospital – the choice is yours

22/03/2021
The Kids' Cancer Project Bear Program delivers teddy bears and other soft toys all around Australia. 

World-first clinical trial for sarcoma

26/03/2021
Sydney researchers are testing whether an existing medication could be repurposed to treat sarcoma.

Donating in memory of your loved one

25/03/2021
Making an ‘in memoriam’ donation is a powerful way to remember someone special.

Case study | SAS Data for Good

30/03/2021
Unlocking significant enhancements to fund scientific research projects.

Types of CSR programs

14/03/2021
There are many avenues to choose when deciding on a Corporate Social Responsibility program that best fits your company culture.