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Families accelerating

research for childhood and

young people's cancer


905 children will
be diagnosed with
cancer in 2022

3 classrooms of children die each
year from cancer

1 in 4 children

diagnosed with cancer won't reach their

21st birthday

Australian Families for Genomics

Offering genome sequencing to every child and young person with cancer


Families sharing their genomes, medical information and their voices


Connecting families directly with researchers


Accelerating treatments that heal and do no harm




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Australian Families 4 Genomics

 Is a family-led non-profit organisation, providing a pathway for families to donate their genome and health information.

  • Families front and centre of bio-banking, genomics and research on childhood and young people’s cancer in Australia


  • Whole genome sequencing for every child and young person diagnosed with cancer in Australia

  • Purposeful sharing of genomic, treatment and outcomes data to accelerate new discoveries – explore the ‘unknown’ while advancing current knowledge – giving families treatment options

  • Every family living with childhood cancer contributing to new scientific discoveries.


  • Kickstarting a family-led approach to genomics in healthcare and research

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