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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015

We caught up with Professor Richard Gilbertson to find out the challenges facing research into children’s cancers, and where the field is heading.

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‘Will you be finding a cure for my child?’ – Watch our Google Hangout on tackling cancer in kids and teens

Category: Science blog October 8, 2015

Following the success of our last Google Hangout, we’re thrilled to be able to bring you a fascinating discussion and cancer in kids and teens.

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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 25 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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