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.
2018 Grant Call for research into childhood and young person cancer causes and prevention
Children with Cancer UK’s mission is a threefold one of “Cause, Care, Cure”.
This grant call is for proposals for research projects that address causal and promotional factors and possible preventative actions relating to the risk of cancer in children and young persons. There will be other, treatment-related, grant calls announced early in 2019.Read more
The incidence of childhood cancer increased through the second half of the 20th century and continues to increase today.
Incredible progress has been made in treating childhood cancers but the pace of progress has now slowed and a substantial minority of patients are failed by therapy and do not survive.
In addition, tremendous gains in survival have been achieved through the use of increasingly intensive treatment regimens, putting young patients at risk of adverse, treatment-related effects.
These research aims can be broken down into the following objectives:
We will address these objectives via the following funding streams:
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.
12-14 September, Westminster
International Scientific and Medical Conference
A holistic approach to Precision Medicine; a landmark conference examining the way we understand cancer.
This conference will explore the way forward within the full US NIH definition of Precision Medicine.
1-3 May 2018, London
Cancer Research UK’s inaugural Brain Tumour Conference will unite the brightest minds in cancer research to discuss and debate some of the greatest issues in the field.
4th May 2018, London
Aiming to advance translational research into drug delivery to the brain, this workshop will be run as an interactive sandpit, with ideas for grant proposals being developed throughout the day.
On Wednesday 29th March 2017, we launched our ground-breaking Precision Medicine project at the House of Commons. We ...Read more
In the last of a series of visits to projects around the UK, corporate supporters Coral joined us ...Read more