Childhood Cancer Research Program

The Childhood Cancer Research Program aims to conduct and facilitate national and international research into the epidemiology, causes and outcomes of childhood cancer. Underpinning this work is CCQ’s management and support of the Australian Paediatric Cancer Registry, a national clinical database of all cases of childhood cancer diagnosed in Australia, housed in the Viertel Cancer Research Centre.

Australian Childhood Cancer Registry

Cancer is the number one cause of disease-related death in children 1-14 years of age in Australia. Cancer Council Queensland is working every day to improve outcomes for children with cancer. The Australian Childhood Cancer Registry (ACCR) is one of only a few national registries of childhood cancer in the world and the only Australian…