For forty years the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (Inc.) has been raising funds for research into childhood cancers.

Australia has one of the highest incidences of childhood cancer worldwide. One in 500 Australian children will develop a cancer before 15 years of age – that’s 600 Australian children diagnosed every year. Childhood cancer is the single greatest cause of death from disease in Australian children, with three children losing their lives to cancer every week. In Australia, childhood cancer is second only to breast cancer in terms of the number of years of life lost by the disease.

The quest to find cures for childhood cancer is one of medicine’s greatest success stories. Fifty years ago only two percent of children with cancer survived. Medical research alone has improved overall survival rates to 80 percent. With childhood cancer still the leading cause of death from disease in Australian children, there is more work to be done. There are still particular childhood cancers – such as brain tumours and neuroblastoma – with survival rates as low as 50 percent.

CLCRF has a commitment to ensure this ground-breaking research continues so that the future generations will be the ones to live cancer free. The Foundation relies on the generous support of the community to continue its vital research, as we do not receive State or Federal funding.


Keep the Flame Alive Quiz Night
Save the Date and get your table together for our Keep the Flame Alive Quiz Night!
Saturday – 6:30 PMThe Perth Football Club Function Room at Lathlain Park

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Jon Wannberg makes his birthday count

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Thank you, PEACH!

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Young boy shaves head to support friend battling Leukaemia

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Congratulations to our raffle winner!

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Remembering Dr Michael Willoughby AM

On Tuesday 23 June, Dr Michael Willoughby AM sadly passed away at his home at the age of 92. Dr Will READ MORE

Make someone’s day and win $500!

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Did you know, CLCRF funded Western Australia’s first Cancer Tissue Bank?

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Perth cancer charity spreading kindness

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Gifts for the Giving

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Take Part in an Event

One of the exciting ways you can get involved with helping kids with cancer is to participate in any of our events. We have some great ways for families to get involved.

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

Register today to become a volunteer for CLCRF and find out how you can help! It may be an hour of your time or a skill you can provide, we appreciate all who give of their time to help us.

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Make a Donation

By making a donation to CLCRF you will be vital in helping us continue to fund our valuable scientific research into childhood cancers.

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