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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘The fact that she’s been diagnosed twice makes the journey even longer’ – Alyssa’s story

Category: Science blog September 21, 2018 0 comments

Alyssa shares the story of her younger sister, Alayna, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in September 2012.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘I’m so proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come’ – James’s story

Category: Science blog September 19, 2018 0 comments

James shares the story of his younger brother Max, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia, a type of blood cancer, in May 2003.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘It’s one of those moments when time kind of stands still’ – Meg and Beth’s story

Category: Science blog September 17, 2018 0 comments

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.

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: 9 top questions answered

Category: Science blog September 1, 2017 3 comments

At the start of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we answer some of the most common questions we get around children’s cancers.

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We need to talk about side effects

Category: Science blog October 1, 2016 12 comments

We talk to two young cancer survivors about the side effects they experienced following treatment.

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International Childhood Cancer Day: why an EU law needs improving to help develop new treatments for young people

Category: Science blog February 15, 2016 Comments are closed

We explore how an EU law potentially holding back progress in research on cancers that affect children and young adults.

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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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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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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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Video: Dr Antony Michalski on treating children with cancer

Category: Science blog April 18, 2013 6 comments

Hear Dr Antony Michalski – a Cancer Research UK-supported doctor – talk about treating childhood cancer and how research can fuel progress.

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