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.


Survivorship Passport: For a better life after childhood cancer
Survivorship Passport: For a better life after childhood cancer
(Vienna, 12.7.2021) EU funds research project to improve long-term follow-up care for childhood cancer survivors with 4 million euros. In Europe, 35,000 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer every year, about 300 of them in Austria. Thanks to better cancer treatments, in recent decades the survival rate has increased from 20 to 80 percent in European countries rich in resources. However, 60 to 70 percent of all survivors worldwide…
“1000 Ideas” to boost childhood cancer research: St. Anna CCRI earns two grants in competitive FWF program
“1000 Ideas” to boost childhood cancer research: St. Anna CCRI earns two grants in competitive FWF program
(Vienna, 29.06.2021) Two projects from St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (St. Anna CCRI) receive funding from the “1000 Ideas Programme” of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). The aim of this program is to support daring and original research ideas that lie outside the current scientific understanding. In the second call for funding in this program, Eleni Tomazou, PhD, and Florian Halbritter, PhD, together with Martin Distel, PhD, from St.…
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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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