A future without brain cancer

Brain cancer kills more children than any other disease

The Children’s Hospital Foundation is committed to changing the devastating reality of childhood brain cancer, through the Centre for Child and Adolescent Brain Cancer Research. In an Australian-first, researchers from world-leading institutions are working together, committed to advancing treatment options, improving survivorship, and ultimately, finding a cure.
Children with brain cancer deserve nothing less.

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About the Centre

An Australian-first research centre brings together the ‘best of the best’ in paediatric brain cancer research to bring new hope to children and young people fighting this devastating disease.

Research projects

Led by a team of experienced researchers, these projects aim to double survival rates and improve the quality of life of people living with brain cancer over the next 10 years, while working to find a cure.

Our reason why

Brain cancer claims the life of one Australian child every 11 days – more than any other disease. Meet the inspirational children who are the very real faces of childhoood brain cancer.

"I never want another family to know our pain and loss.
That is why it is so important to invest in brain cancer research."

- Debbie, Cooper's mum

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