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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Rebecca’s Charity Picnic

Rebecca Kenna-Gardiner is not one to shy away from a fundraising event. She organised her own high t READ MORE

A musical fundraiser for CLCRF

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Nambung Country Music Muster donates $5000 to CLCRF

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South West Bike Trek 2021

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CLCRF General Manager Kylie Dalton caught up with Mark Gibson on 6PR 882 , to talk about our upcomin READ MORE

Brave Kids

Source: Perth Voice and Fremantle Herald, November 5, 2021 PERTH LANDMARKS will light up red-and-blu READ MORE

Congrats to our raffle winner

Congratulations to our latest raffle winner who has just won $15,000! Raffle #55 was drawn Friday 29 READ MORE

Holy Toledo, it’s Beat Child Cancer Day

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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

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