About Us

Our Partners

Our partner institutions and child cancer care centres combined, employ more than 400 clinical and preclinical researchers. Since 2012 KCA members have published over 900 research papers in scientific and medical journals. Since 2011, KCA partners have leveraged funding in excess of $72 million from an initial primary funding of $6.5 million from the NSW Cancer Institute

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We are the only independent medical research institute in Australia wholly dedicated to childhood cancer.

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Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) is dedicated to advancing the treatment and prevention of childhood diseases, so every child has the opportunity for a healthy start to life.

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Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network cares for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

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Kids Research is is part of Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Our vision is to become a world leading translational research centre for children.

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Clinical Care Centres

We are a large multi-disciplinary department with medical and psychosocial expertise in looking after children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders.

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The Cancer Centre for Children at The Children’s Hospital Westmead is the largest children’s cancer unit in NSW. Up to 150 new children with cancer are referred to the Centre each year.

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John Hunter Children’s Hospital (JCHC) is a specialised tertiary referral paediatric hospital in Newcastle, providing complex, medical, surgical, major trauma and neo-natal care services for northern NSW.

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Universities

Welcome to the University of New South Wales, one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities. At UNSW, we take pride in the broad range and high quality of our teaching programs.

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We make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping our people with leadership qualities so they can serve our communities at every level.

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NSW Government

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The Cancer Institute NSW is a pillar organisation of NSW Health, providing the strategy direction for cancer control in NSW

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KCA Member Medical Research Institutes

KCA Member Child Cancer Care Centres

SCH and CHW, together make up the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network (SCHN)

Together, these hospitals treat more than 40% of Australia’s 750 newly diagnosed child cancer patients each year.