750 children aged 0-14 are diagnosed with cancer each year.
Australia continues to have one of the highest rates of childhood cancer in the world, with over half (48%) of all children diagnosed with cancer aged under 5.
Leukaemias are the most common type of cancer diagnosed among Australian children, accounting for around one third (33%) of all cases.
84% of children will survive at least 5 years after a cancer diagnosis due to advancements in treatments.
Statistics from Cancer Council Queensland
LCIF offers grants to Lions districts and multiple districts in amounts from US$10,000 to US$150,000. The goal of the LCIF Childhood Cancer Grant Program is to improve the quality of life for children receiving treatment and their families.Criteria and Application
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Childhood Cancer Grant
The applications for Childhood Cancer grants are due no later than 90 days prior to the start of the Board of Trustees meetings, which take place in January, May, and August.
The Childhood Cancer grant program will not fund medical care directly. If an applicant wishes to implement a project involving medical equipment or infrastructure, they may be eligible to apply for …