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Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

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Cellular ‘kryptonite’ poses challenges in tackling childhood nerve cancer

Our scientists have discovered that neuroblastoma cells can produce a cellular ‘kryptonite’ that seems to sap the power from nearby immune cells.

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

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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A groundbreaking clinical trial for children with aggressive neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a type of childhood cancer and our researchers are pioneering new clinical trials to tackle aggressive forms of the disease – how does it work?

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The challenge of spotting cancers in children

Spotting childhood cancer early has a huge impact on how effectively that cancer can be treated – we cover the important signs for parents to watch out for.

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New trial brings pioneering treatment to children with cancer in the UK

Cancer in children is not common. And although this is something to be thankful for, it can make things a…

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