Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia

Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia provides care and support to those impacted by Neurofibromatosis

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New CEO Announcement

The Children's Tumour Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Derrick Hubble as its' new CEO, effective 7 August 2017.

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NF Symposium 2017

The Children's Tumour Foundation, proudly supported by Whiteley Medical, are proud to present the inaugural Australia Neurofibromatosis Clinical Symposium - 20 October 2017 in Sydney.

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Help us #CONQUERNF today. Make a regular monthly donation to help provide children and adults living with NF the support they need.

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About Us

The Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing information, resources and support services to children, their famililes and adults living with neurofibromatosis (NF), a term for three distinct disorders: NF1, NF2 and Schwannomatosis. CTF also raises funds to support promising medical research aimed at finding new treatments and ultimately a cure for NF.

What is Neurofibromatosis?

Neurofibromatosis (NF) is one of the most common genetic conditions. It can affect anyone regardless of ethnicity, rage, gender or family history. Sufferers develop benign tumours called neurofibromas, which grow around the body's nerve cells - under the surface of the skin, deep in the body, including the spinal cord and brain. These growths can cause sufferers problems with their vision and balance - even blindness and deafness.

NF Heroes

Life is about more than NF. There's a world to enjoy. These amazing people show us the power of hope and living life to the fullest. NF is part of their lives, but it doesn't rule them.

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Help Us Cure NF.

Your support will:

  • Find vital research into treatments
  • Fund support programs for sufferers and their families
  • Fund information we provide to educators and health professionals
  • Increase public awareness of NF
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