For forty years the Child 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.

CCRF 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.


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Mothers’ Experiences Post-Childhood Cancer Treatment: A Qualitative Study

Jenny Davies is a great friend of the Foundation who is currently completing her PhD in Psychology a READ MORE

Fostering the next generation of researchers at Telethon Kids Institute

One of the great things about the research projects that CLCRF funds is the opportunity to foster th READ MORE

Willie dyes his hair pink for childhood cancer research

The Foundation would like to thank Malcom David Morris (Also known as Willie) for raising $1225 by d READ MORE

Beata Kotecha raises over $1000 in birthday donations!

Earlier this year, one of our generous supporters Beata Kotecha organised a charity birthday fundrai READ MORE

Local Immunotherapy

Local Immunotherapy for Sarcoma

Our Foundation has helped fund so many important research projects at the Telethon Kids Institute, w READ MORE

We're Rebranding

We’re rebranding!

We are thrilled to unveil our fresh new brand identity! Our team has thought long and hard about cre READ MORE

Never too little to help

Source:   Serpentine Jarradale Examiner – Issue 1516 • June 30th 2022  – Page 3 Author:  C READ MORE

Congrats to our raffle winner!

Congratulations to our latest raffle winner who has just won $15,000! This raffle was drawn Wednesda READ MORE

Georgia’s a rock star

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Over $5,000 raised at the Perth Tradie Expo!

It was great to be back at the Perth Tradie Expo over the weekend of 17-19 June. Not even the wet we READ MORE

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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.

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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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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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