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Our Little Translators help explain our research projects

Isaac and Noah

Explain childhood cancer

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Isaac and Noah help us to understand what childhood cancer is with Dr Owen Williams. Isaac is a childhood cancer survivor. Dr Owen Williams is a researcher funded by Children with Cancer UK with an outstanding track record in childhood leukaemia research, having helped develop new ways to investigate the disease, and working on inspirational new therapies that can be fast-tracked into the clinic.

Owen

Explain brain tumours

Owen helps us to understand what brain tumours are with Prof David Walker. Owen is a childhood cancer survivor. Prof David Walker is a Paediatric Neuro-Oncologist funded by Children with Cancer UK, and is researching into new ways to deliver anti-cancer drugs to brain tumours, and save the lives of more children.

Esme and Honor

Understanding new childhood cancer research

Esme and her sister Honor help explain Dr Karin Straathof's research. Esme is a childhood cancer survivor. Dr Straathoff is researching a totally new way to treat neuroblastoma - a childhood cancer that can’t be cured with current treatments.

Phoebe and Alice

Understanding new MRI techniques

Phoebe and her friend Alice help explain Dr Patrick Hales' research. Phoebe is a childhood cancer survivor. Dr Hales is researching new scanning techniques to improve brain cancer diagnosis and monitoring of childhood cancer.

Sam & Ross

Explain immunotherapy

Little Translators Sam and Ross help to explain Dr Kathleen Birley's research. Immunotherapy is becoming an increasingly important tool in the treatment of cancer, and some early success has been achieved in certain childhood cancers.

Louis & Grace

Explain Precision medicine

Childhood cancer survivor Louis and his twin sister Grace explain what Precision medicine is and discuss a related research project being funded by Children with Cancer UK.

Romy

Explains Dr Beth's research

Dr Beth's daughter explains some of the research being done by Children with Cancer UK

Louis & Grace

Explains Dr Zoë's research

Childhood cancer survivor Louis and his twin sister Grace describe some life-saving research being funded by Children with Cancer UK