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Childhood

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September 18, 2018

The Zero Childhood Cancer program has just released initial results of its national clinical trial, revealing promising outcomes within its first 11 months.

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acrf
February 18, 2018

Cancer is still surprising researchers, making the pathway to urgently-needed new treatments more difficult to predict.

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acrf
November 17, 2017

Brain cancers are the leading disease-related cause of death in Australian children. And survival rates have changed little in decades. As a paediatric oncologist, the worst conversation I can have with my patients or their parents is to tell them their tumour is incurable.

My hope is that we can replicate for brain cancer what has been achieved for leukaemia. The survival rate for the most common form of childhood leukaemia was once zero but today it’s 85%. To achieve this outcome for brain tumour patients, we will need to adopt a similar strategy as with leukaemia.

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acrf
July 11, 2017

International cancer research collaboration that has identified promising therapeutic targets for a rare form of sarcoma afflicting mostly young people.

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acrf
May 29, 2017

An emerging area of medicine, nanomedicine, offers hope for better children’s cancer treatment that will have fewer side effects and improve quality of life for survivors.

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May 8, 2017

A previously unknown subgroup of high-risk leukaemia in children has been revealed with a new, more accurate DNA test.

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acrf
March 8, 2017

A new method for finding hidden leukaemia cells by making them glow offers a more sensitive and accurate preclinical test for leukaemia drugs.

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acrf
February 3, 2017

In developed countries a child diagnosed with cancer has an 80% chance or more of surviving whereas the survival rate of children in Africa is less than 20%.

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January 12, 2017

A new anti-cancer drug with the power to ‘melt away’ certain advanced forms of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) has been granted approval in Australia.

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acrf
January 3, 2017

The present data shows that more boys than girls are diagnosed with cancer worldwide.

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