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Making blood vessels ‘leaky’ could help treat children’s brain tumours

Category: Science blog April 1, 2016 Comments are closed

A new study published today by a group of scientists could explain why there are such differences in survival between medulloblastoma patients.

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Expert Opinion – Professor Richard Gilbertson talks children’s cancers

Category: Science blog November 26, 2015 1 comment

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 Comments are closed

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Google Hangouts

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 15 comments

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 Comments are closed

How can we overcome some of the biggest challenges facing childhood cancer research?

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

Category: Science blog January 22, 2015 1 comment

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 Comments are closed

This entry is part 18 of 30 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 1 comment

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 25 comments

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 6 comments

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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