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Every day, someone just like you is helping us raise the vital funds that we need to help make the cancer journey easier for children, and their families.

Find out more about what’s happening, and our latest news, here — let us know if it inspires you or your business to get involved.

Welcome Jarrod and Hayley Jarrod and Hayley 800x550

We're delighted to welcome Jarrod Walsh and Hayley Pearson as new ambassadors for the Childhood Cancer Association, to help us raise our profile and bring greater awareness to childhood cancer in the community.

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Once treatment is finished, what then... Survivorship 800x550

Thanks to medical research, the overall survival rate for childhood cancer has now risen to more than 80%. However, while most children will now survive a cancer diagnosis, a number of longer term impacts are becoming more apparent.

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40 years and counting 40 years 800x550

2022 marks 40 years of support for children with cancer, and their families, by the Childhood Cancer Association. Ever since 1982, it has been our mission to provide practical, hands-on support for children with cancer, and their families.

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A surprise for Mannat Painting for Mannat 800x550

Friday 3 Dec, 2021

8-year-old Mannat was surprised with a stunning artwork by Mark Lobert and Phil Hodgson of her and her beloved Elliot. All thanks to Mix102.3 for organising this treasured gift.

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Playgroup Award Playgroup Award 800x550

Congratulations to Anna Perry and Rita Lim, who, as the facilitators of our Early Intervention Oncology Playgroup, were recognised with the 2021 Children’s Week Play Award.

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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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