Zero Childhood Cancer

Over 1000 children have now been enrolled
on Australia’s world-leading precision medicine
program for children with cancer.

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Over 1000 children with cancer have been enrolled across Australia since 2017. ZERO is now in the process of being expanded so that, by the end of 2023, all children diagnosed with cancer in Australia will have access to precision medicine.

Involving all paediatric oncology units across Australia, as well as 19 national and international research partners, ZERO brings together leading clinicians and researchers around Australia and internationally, embracing research-driven clinical care to achieve better outcomes for children with cancer, now and into the future.


children enrolled


recommended personalised
treatment plan

7 weeks

average turnaround time

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Make a donation to support this world-leading precision medicine program for children with cancer.

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Capacity Campaign

The capacity campaign is a landmark campaign which harnesses the very best of philanthropic Australia.

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Virtual Lab Tour

Discover the research that underpins the Program by taking a virtual tour of the labs of Children's Cancer Institute.

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Thomas & Stella's stories

The Zero Childhood Cancer Precision Medicine Program is changing the way children with cancer in Australia are treated. Find out how by watching Thomas and Stella's video or view more of our child stories.

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Information for families

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it has a devastating impact on the whole family. If you have questions about the Zero Childhood Cancer Program and how it might help your child, please read on.

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Information for researchers

The Zero Childhood Cancer Program harnesses the latest technology and innovations in research to offer a truly unique insight into an individual child’s cancer to enable identification of the treatment most likely to be effective.

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Information for clinicians

The Zero Childhood Cancer Program involves all major paediatric oncology units across Australia who treat the approximately 1,000 children diagnosed with cancer each year. Find out how to get involved in this life-saving program.

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An unprecedented collaboration

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Want to know more about the Zero Childhood Cancer Program? Please contact us.

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