Brain Cancer

Australian Brain Cancer Statistics 

Brain cancer kills more children…

in Australia than any other disease and is the deadliest of all cancers.

Every 3 days a child is diagnosed with brain cancer

(Approximately 120 children each year, in Australia)



In 2019, there were 1,828 new cases of brain cancer diagnosed in Australia

An Australian child dies from brain cancer every 9 days…

Survivors of childhood brain cancer are left with lifelong and significant medical issues as a result of both their cancer and the treatment they received.

Left with lifelong medical issues…

Survival Rate Only 55% 

The 5 year survival rates for children aged between 0 – 5 who are diagnosed with brain cancer is only 55%.


Some forms of brain cancer have a 0% chance of survival.

There has been little improvement in the survival rate for brain cancer in decades.

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The 5 year survival rate is just over 20% and hasn’t changed in over 30 years. The funds we raise go straight to support research that helps change these awful statistics, help us create a change for a brighter future for our kids.

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