Cancer in children and young people is different to cancer in adults
Our joint £4.3 million funding with Cancer Research UK for Children & Young People is for innovative new research that will give a much-needed turbo-boost to research into children’s and young people’s cancer.
Cancer in children and young people is different to cancer in adults. Despite improvements in overall survival in the last 40 years, cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease in children and young people (aged 1-24) in the UK**.
These Cancer Research UK–Children with Cancer UK Innovation Awards will help researchers to gain a better understanding of cancer in children find new ways to prevent and treat these complex cancers.