One in two Australian men and women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85.

Hudson Institute scientists are investigating how cancer develops, exploring ways to better diagnose, detect and treat life-threatening cases – and improve a patient’s quality of life.

Cancers we research

Jessica Lindner's family community rallies for hope from cancer research.

Family’s community rallies for hope from cancer research

When the Lindner family generously requested donations to Hudson Institute’s paediatric brain cancer research in lieu of flowers after the passing of their daughter Jessica, at the age of 13 after a brave fight with a rare brain tumour, their community rallied behind their wish.

As a result of the nearly $20,000 raised, Hudson Institute will be able to purchase a digital microscope with computer software that allows us to recognise and analyse cancer cells grown from patients.

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“One in two Australian men and women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85” Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2019. Cancer in Australia: In brief 2019. Cancer series no. 122. Cat no. CAN 126. Canberra: AIHW.