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New ACT drug discovery platform

6th February 2017 - Posted by ACRF

Today, Australian National University (ANU), the ACT Minister for Health and Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) will launch a new robotic system…

The new ACRF Child Cancer Personalised Medicine Centre’s specialised robots can now rapidly test hundreds of treatments for kids with high-risk cancers to guide their care..

Support of cancer research in Australia turns ideas into information

15th November 2016 - Posted by ACRF

Each year, ACRF challenges the Australian cancer research community to propose projects that are bold and have the potential to make a significant…

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Technology boost to help address one of the biggest challenges facing cancer research today

15th November 2016 - Posted by ACRF

A $2M grant from Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) has been awarded to a Peter Mac-led application from members of the Victorian Comprehensive…

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Revolutionary advances in microscopy provide an opportunity to break a roadblock in cancer research

15th November 2016 - Posted by ACRF

A $2.3M grant from Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) is being awarded to The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB)…

Removing a protein and enzyme pair can improve cancer treatment

Understanding the diet of tumours to help in the development of new cancer therapies

15th November 2016 - Posted by ACRF

A $2.5M grant from Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) is being awarded to The Centenary Institute today to establish the new ACRF…

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New blood cancer centre to improve patient outcomes

15th November 2016 - Posted by ACRF

Alfred Health and Monash University are set to establish Australia’s first dedicated blood cancer research centre, thanks to a $1.2 million grant…


ProCan™ leads innovative approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment

16th September 2016 - Posted by ACRF

Imagine being a parent who is told ‘Your child has cancer.’ For hundreds of Australian parents every year, this is the reality.…

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ACRF funded ProCan to be part of the ‘Cancer Moonshot’ initiative

19th July 2016 - Posted by ACRF

ACRF International Centre for the Proteome of Human Cancer (ProCan™) at Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) will be part of the ‘Cancer…

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ACRF teams up with H&R Block to provide tax calculator that shows the true value of donations to cancer research

2nd June 2016 - Posted by ACRF

This tax season, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) has partnered with tax accountants, H&R Block to deliver an online calculator that…

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Australian Cancer Research Foundation gives $17 million to advance cancer research

10th December 2015 - Posted by Michaela Lauren

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) announced its 2015 grant recipients at an awards ceremony in Sydney last night. This included one…

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ACRF leads the way in digital innovation

3rd February 2015 - Posted by ACRF

Wednesday 4th February marks World Cancer Day and, in the next step towards putting an end to cancer, one of Australia’s leading…

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The Australian Cancer Research Foundation partners with SAHMRI in the fight against cancer

8th September 2014 - Posted by ACRF

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) has awarded the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) $1.8 million in funding, acknowledging…