Identifying the risk factors for childhood cancer

    NAME I4C
    CANCER TYPE Childhood cancer
    INSTITUTION Murdoch Children's Research Institute
    STATE Victoria
    GRANT TYPE Other
    PROJECT TYPE Prevention

    ‘International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium’ (I4C) is a longitudinal prospective study, spanning 5 continents, combining an international alliance of birth cohorts studies that aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors which increase the risk of a child developing cancer. The intended result – to identify a preventable cause.