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We have joined with 50 other cancer charities to form One Cancer Voice. This weekend One Cancer Voice has made the urgent call for the Comprehensive Spending Review to deliver Government commitments to improve cancer survival and care.Read the letter
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Will you help us to raise awareness? This year we’re focussing on the side effects that affect children and young people long after their treatment finishes. We’re working hard to improve treatments so that children will have the chance to not only survive their cancer, but to go on and lead healthy lives and fulfil their dreams.
Find out what we’re doing in September and how you can help.How can you help this September
We’re funding new research, led by Professor Tariq Enver, a world leader in the field of leukaemia.
Current treatments for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) are highly toxic meaning children may suffer long term side effects.
This project aims to develop more targeted and less toxic therapies which will reduce the toxic effects on the rest of the body.Find out more
Children and young people living with cancer from across the West Midlands, Oxfordshire and parts of Southern England will now benefit from improved genetic testing, thanks to a seven-figure donation to Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity from Children with Cancer UK, in partnership with Kwik-Fit.Read more
Cancer Research UK and Children with Cancer UK are joining forces to fund five teams of world-leading scientists. Each team has been awarded up to £1 million to delve into the biology of children’s and young people’s cancers.Read more
Read this blog by Professor Mike Hawkins, a leading expert in health risks research in childhood cancer, as he talks about his research, and how far we’ve come in the study of late-effects in childhood cancer survivors.Find out how you can enter