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‘We urgently need kinder treatments for children’ – Noemi and Zofeya’s story

When she was 4 years old, Zofeya was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Here, Noemi, Zofeya’s mom, shares her daughter’s story

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Advances in Wilms’ tumour treatment – how less became more

Find out how our researchers have helped lead to nine in 10 children surviving Wilms’ tumour, a type of children’s kidney cancer.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

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