NAME Prof Terry Dwyer
CANCER TYPE General
INSTITUTION Murdoch Children's Research Institute
GRANT TYPE $50,000
PROJECT TYPE Prevention
International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C)
A longitudinal prospective study that aims to identify the environmental and genetic factors which increase the risk of a child developing cancer. The intended result – to identify preventable causes and their underlying mechanism of action.
The outcomes of this project have the potential to identify specific causes of childhood cancers and thus lead to the ultimate aim of preventing the development of such cancers.