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.


“When cells show up on clothes.” Art4Science Panel Discussion on 21.06.2021
“When cells show up on clothes.” Art4Science Panel Discussion on 21.06.2021
Next Monday, 21.06.2021 at 19:00 St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (CCRI) is organizing the 2nd panel discussion together with the Wiener Zeitung as part of our FWF project Art4Science (www.art4science.at). Art and science are considered two opposing disciplines from which society expects completely different outputs. In the "Art4Science" project, St. Anna CCRI is taking on the challenge of merging the opposing poles of art and science in order to…
Pediatric high-risk tumors: gene defect shortens survival and needs targeted treatment
Pediatric high-risk tumors: gene defect shortens survival and needs targeted treatment
(Vienna, 11.06.2021) Neuroblastomas, the most common solid tumors outside the brain in children, are associated with poorer survival if they have genetic alterations in the ALK gene and belong to the high-risk group. This was shown by scientists from St. Anna Children's Cancer Research institute together with colleagues in an international collaboration. If such alterations are detected, it is conceivable that treatment with ALK inhibitors could be used as upfront…
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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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