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Kids Cancer Alliance

Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA) is one of seven Cancer Institute NSW Translational Cancer Research Centres incorporating research, clinical training, education and service delivery within a formal framework that links leading research and clinical centres.


KCA encompasses the three child cancer-focused medical research institutes in NSW:

Get detailed information of KCA membership and research activities.

Focus of centre

KCA conducts a broad range of child cancer research with a focus on:

  • Developing more potent, less toxic anticancer therapies.
  • Improving diagnostics for predicting prognosis and monitoring therapeutic response.
  • Providing better models of care for young adult survivors of child cancer, as well as the many under-resourced adolescents and young adults with newly diagnosed cancer.

Flagship programs

KCA has organised its research efforts into the following Flagship Programs:

  1. Development and initiation of early phase clinical trials
  2. Invention and application of novel diagnostics
  3. Improvement of models of care
  4. Application of evidence into practice
  5. Improvement of training and education

KCA has developed an expertise and quality which has attracted national and international collaboration.

More information

Contact: Michael Evtushenko, Research Program Manager


Phone: (02) 9385 1861