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.


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Containers for Change turns one

Friday, October 1, marked the first anniversary of the Containers for Change program, which allows p READ MORE

Vanessa’s big chop for childhood cancer!

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this year, one of our incredible supporters Vanessa Simmonds READ MORE

Join our Virtual Bike Trek!

As our amazing South West Bike Trek riders get ready to set off on their 6 day journey from South Pe READ MORE

South West Bike Trek 2021

CLCRF’s annual South West Bike Trek kicks – or pedals – off on Sunday 10 October! The Bike Tre READ MORE

Eco Learning and Bush Kinder Kids Dress up for CLCRF

In August, Eco Learning and Bush Kinder Langford had a lot of fun celebrating Book Week at their cen READ MORE

A fine donation from Thornlie Bowling Club

For many years, CLCRF has received the generous support of the Thornlie Bowling Club. This year was READ MORE

St Ives Fete Day

On Sunday, 25 July, St Ives Retirement Living’s Northshore Village hosted a Fete Day to raise fund READ MORE

A fruity donation from Butler IGA Food Market & Northern Valley Packers

Northern Valley Packers have been running a competition each month since June, looking for the best READ MORE

Beyond Bank rewards CLCRF

Thanks to our supporters, CLCRF has received a donation of $1649.21 from Beyond Bank, as part of the READ MORE

Giacinta’s head shave to honour a loved one

15-year-old Giacinta Chivers will be shaving her head this September to raise funds for childhood ca READ MORE

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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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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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