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30 years of research have led to an increase in the chances of cure for childhood leukaemia of up to 90 %.
An individual can achieve a lot, but real breakthroughs in the fight against cancer can be achieved only by teams, the more multidisciplinary the better.


Kaan Boztug awarded the "Işil Berat Barlan Award for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases"
Kaan Boztug awarded the "Işil Berat Barlan Award for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases"
(03.09.2021) Congratulations! Assoc.-Prof. Kaan Boztug, MD, Scientific Director of the St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute and Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, has been awarded the Işil Berat Barlan Award for his outstanding research in the field of primary immunodeficiencies, which will be presented for the first time this year at the European Congress of Immunology (ECI). The scientist receives this award for his…
Bone marrow metastases for the first time analyzed cell by cell
Bone marrow metastases for the first time analyzed cell by cell
(02.09.2021) When childhood nerve tumors, so-called neuroblastomas, form metastases, they preferentially do so in the bone marrow. A study by St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute shows for the first time the exact cell composition of such metastases. This knowledge forms the basis for the development of therapy concepts that target all individual tumor cell types in a metastasis. The work was published in the scientific journal Cancers. A research…
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Supportive Voices

The achievements St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute has made are tremendous. However, the struggle against cancer has yet to be won. I am convinced that the institute’s staff will continue on the path that has been set out with determination and commitment. I wish them every success! Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Gadner, Founding Father

As a citizen of this country I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to all those who have helped to establish and grow St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute over the years and wish them every success in the future. Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria (ret.)

Curative treatments can only come about as a result of successful research work, such as the work done by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute. I am delighted to have such a facility, which is held in the greatest respect not only by renowned medical congresses throughout the world, as a part of our city. Dr. Michael Ludwig, Mayor and Governor of Vienna
Source: Anniversary Publication 30 Years St. Anna Children´s Cancer Research Institute

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