Zero Childhood Cancer

Following a progressive expansion, ZERO is now available to all children with cancer in Australia. This means that every child, regardless of their cancer type or risk profile, will now have access to precision medicine through this world-leading Program.

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Over 1000 children with cancer have been enrolled across Australia since 2017. ZERO has undergone a significant expansion and now all children diagnosed with cancer in Australia 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.


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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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ZERO National Symposium

8-9 May 2024
Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Under the theme Precision in Action: Collaboration driving cancer breakthroughs, the Zero Childhood Cancer National Symposium will bring together national and international experts in the areas of cancer predisposition, immune-oncology, cancer genomics, health implementation and more, showcasing the promising scientific, translational, and medical advances achieved within the broad field of Precision Oncology.

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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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