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Monday 20 May, 2019

12-year-old cancer survivor, Ryan Lane-Ellis, was named 'Boaky's Buddy' and spent the day training with the Port Adelaide Football Club then ran out with the boys in Round 9's clash against the Gold Coast Suns.

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Boak's 10-year milestone Boak 10 Year Milestone 800X550

Wednesday 15 May, 2019

To commemorate 10 seasons of Travis Boak being an ambassador for the Childhood Cancer Association, he invited 10 families he's supported over the years to come along to training for an inner sanctum experience. Watch the video.

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Tuesday 26 Mar, 2019

As our ambassador, Travis Boak will be wearing gold shoelaces to support more than 1000 Australian children who will be diagnosed with cancer every year. Buy your own pair as a show of support.

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Working Together for Better Health Outcomes Sahmri 800X550

Friday 15 Mar, 2019

A new collaboration between the Childhood Cancer Association and SAHMRI, will see us working together to unite researchers and families in the fight against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.

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New Playgroup off to a Flying Start Playgroup 800X550

Friday 1 Mar, 2019

The introduction of a new Oncology playgroup in 2018 is giving young children undergoing cancer treatment the opportunity to attend regular early education sessions.

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Watch Thomas’s Story

Watch this 5 minute film where Chris Hartley talks through his family’s journey after his son’s diagnosis of a brain tumour and the support he received from the Childhood Cancer Association.

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