Shannon and Christie-Lee’s agonising journey was the start of something amazing. After their baby boy was diagnosed with a brain tumour in January 2012, the family made an outstanding commitment to ensuring other children would not suffer as little Ethan did.

With the Telethon Kids Institute, Shannon and Christie-Lee have established the Ethan Davies Scholarship for Brain Cancer Research which will speed the discovery of a cure and better treatment for children with brain tumours.

The Telethon Kids Institute has a dedicated cancer research group and a world-class brain tumour research team who are working hard to find answers.

The generosity of Shannon and Christie-Lee, and their family and friends – together with ongoing community support – will make a difference to generations of children.  

Read Ethan's story

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Off-treatment and being “well”

Posted on October 31, 2014 by admin

One of the things that people may not be aware of is just how much ongoing care a child with cancer requires, even when “well” and “off-treatment”. Ethan has complex, ongoing care coordinated through many departments at PMH.

Ethan’s annual fundraising night 2014!

Posted on September 12, 2014 by admin

 The big night is rapidly approaching!

Please join us for Ethan’s big annual fundraising night for 2014. This year we are offering tours of the brain cancer laboratory, so you can see where your donations are going. Take the opportunity to meet Dr Sasha Rogers, this year’s scholarship recipient. We will also be holding an auction and raffle to raise funds for the scholarship.

Who got the chocolates

Posted on May 27, 2014 by admin

Our 2014 HBF Run for Reason campaign was a huge success!
At the time of writing, our team has raised a whopping $10,334.70 for childhood brain cancer research at the Telethon Kids Institute through Ethan’s Scholarship. It’s not too late to donate, so if you’d like to get on a good thing, you can still do so via this link.