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Proton beam therapy: where are we now?

Category: Science blog July 16, 2015

We look at the competing programmes – public and private – that aim to bring a new form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, to the UK

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Working together to beat cancer in young people

Category: Science blog July 15, 2015

We talk about some of the highlights from the Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Workshop and how we can overcome some of the biggest challenges facing childhood c...

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Cancer in kids, teens and young adults – why we’re renewing our focus

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015

Cancer deaths in children and young people have dropped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 40 years – read about our new campaign looking accelerate this trend.

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Classifying leukaemia: one size doesn’t fit all

Category: Science blog September 26, 2014

This entry is part 18 of 22 in the series Our milestones

A landmark research paper in 1977 changed the way children with acute leukaemia are diagnosed and treated. We look at the story of a research milestone.

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Childhood cancer research – what are the barriers?

Category: Science blog September 18, 2014

We look at some of the challenges in running childhood cancer clinical trials.

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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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“It upset me enormously that children were dying, and I wanted to do something to help them” – Andy’s story

Category: Science blog July 25, 2014

Read Professor Andy Pearson’s story, exploring his career researching childhood cancer and what the future holds for the BEACON neuroblastoma trial.

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