Through our new research strategy, we’re determined to improve survival and reduce long-term side effects for children and young people with cancer.
Our latest Science Surgery instalment answers the question, ‘Does cancer affect the future development of children?’
Alyssa shares the story of her younger sister, Alayna, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in September 2012.
James shares the story of his younger brother Max, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia, a type of blood cancer, in May 2003.
Meg and Beth share the story of their younger sister Eve, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in July 2015.
Guest author, Dr Rosanna Jackson, outlines what scientists are doing to make treatment for one type of childhood leukaemia kinder.
We’re launching a new Children’s Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence to speed up the discovery of new treatments for children with brain tumours.
DIPG is a fatal childhood brain tumour. But our scientists are unpicking its biology in the hope of finding new ways to tackle this hard to treat cancer.
New trials results show that a drug can reduce hearing loss in children treated with the chemo drug cisplatin.
A scientist has proposed a theory for how a common childhood cancer occurs, based on genetic faults and infections.