Spotlight on Medulloblastoma: Freddie

September 23, 2021

Sunday 26 September  is Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, this year the focus is on medulloblastoma brain cancer.   How old was Freddie when he was diagnosed?  Freddie was seven...

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Children's Brain Tumor Network Early-Career Investigator Info Session

September 10, 2021

An opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect with peers across the countryAn opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect...

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Brain tumour patients and COVID-19 vaccines  IBTA international survey

August 5, 2021

Brain tumour patients and COVID-19 vaccines  IBTA international survey The International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) is running a new survey on COVID-19 vaccines and brain tumour patients. The...

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Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium

May 27, 2021

As part of Go Grey in May, and Brain Cancer Awareness Month, the Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation and The Kids Cancer Project hosted The Childhood Brain Cancer Symposium on the 26th May at the...

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Researcher Thoughts on Paediatric Brain Cancer Barriers

May 24, 2021

The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation asked leading international researchers what they thought were the biggest barriers in the field of paediatric brain cancer research, their responses can be viewed...

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Brainy Breakfast 2021

May 14, 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Brainy Breakfast on Thursday 13 May. And a very special thanks to our inspiring researchers: A/Prof Misty Jenkins, Dr Jason Cain and Dr Pratiti...

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Craniopharyngioma Patient And Family Survey

May 6, 2021

We're sharing a survey from The Pediatric Pacific Neuro-oncology Consortium (PNOC) and Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN)  who have created a survey to identify the most immediate needs...

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New treatment now available for Australian kids with deadly brain cancer

March 22, 2021

Australian and New Zealand children diagnosed with a devastating brain cancer will now have access to one of the most promising treatments available worldwide. Children diagnosed with high grade...

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The Robert Connor Dawes Foundation & Pirate Ship Foundation PhD Grant

March 4, 2021

We're pleased to introduce our newest PhD grant recipient, Jamie-Lee Pitcher. This grant is co-funded with The Pirate Ship Foundation, over three years. Jamie's research is titled: Determining the...

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Professor Terry Johns + Telethon Kids Research Update

February 8, 2021

The outcomes for children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and ependymoma cancer have barely changed in 30 years. The ependymoma cure rate is less than 60% and DIPG is nearly always fatal....

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