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Our founder, and also Chairman since 1988, Eddie O’Gorman has decided to step down as Chairman as of 12 January 2022. We’re all so driven to continue the O’Gorman family legacy and help achieve a future where every child survives cancer.Find out more
Scientists at UCL have found that a mutation commonly seen in osteosarcomas, the most common type of bone cancer, could render tumours susceptible to a licensed group of cancer treatments known as PARP inhibitors.Find out more
Listen to Bella-Rose’s update. She was diagnosed with cancer when she was just three years old and spent many Christmases in hospital. This year she’s looking forward to spending Christmas at home with her family.
Please give other children the chance to spend Christmas at home with their family.Listen to Bella-Rose's radio advert
Alice was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma a week before her second birthday in 2019. Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer which only has a 50% survival rate. We believe that no parent should be told that their child only has a 50% chance of survival.
That is why research is still urgently needed.Find out how you can help
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
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