Children with Cancer UK is one of the UK’s leading funders of research into childhood cancer.
We fund a broad variety of research aimed at improving our understanding of childhood cancer and improving the outlook for young patients.
The incidence of childhood cancer increased through the second half of the 20th century and continues to increase today.
We are currently funding more than 50 research projects at centres of excellence around the UK. These projects are investigating a broad range of childhood cancer, helping us to better understand these diseases and to find more effective, less toxic ways of treating them.
Take a look through the pages below to find out more about the research funded by Children with Cancer UK.
Children with Cancer UK is the leading UK charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. We are delighted to announce that our annual conference Childhood Cancer 2019 will be hosted by Newcastle University on 9-10th September 2019.
Through our regular conferences and workshops, we bring together stakeholders in childhood cancer treatment and research to exchange knowledge and ideas.
We aim to provide a forum for clinicians, scientists and other stakeholders to discuss and debate key themes, share knowledge and develop new collaborations.
Our Scientific Advisory Panel
The members of our Scientific Advisory Panel freely give their time and expertise to drive forward research in our fight against childhood cancer. The Panel meets at least four times a year to assess research grant applications, discuss developments in the ...
When 11 year old Frankie Biggs passed away from osteosarcoma, his family asked Children with Cancer UK and the Bone Cancer Research Trust to do something about this brutal disease.
On Thursday 31st January 2019, Children with Cancer UK and the Bone Cancer Research Trust ...