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A blog by Emma Campbell, PhD – Children’s Brain Tumour Drug Delivery Consortium
“I can remember the first time I heard the term ‘blood-brain barrier’. I envisaged a brain completely encased in a membranous sack like a joint of meat vacuum packed in cellophane! Needless to say, nature and evolution have created something a lot more sophisticated and awe-inspiring.”

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In 2016, representatives of Children with Cancer UK gave evidence at a hearing of the parliamentary petitions committee, helping to present the case for increasing funding for Brain Tumour research.

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On Wednesday 29th March 2017, we launched our ground-breaking Precision Medicine project at the House of Commons. We announced funding of £1.5 million for Precision Medicine – a brand new form of treatment for children with cancer.

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Our recent conference, Childhood Cancer 2016, provided a forum for scientists and clinicians to discuss advances in the treatment of childhood cancer.
Four out of five children diagnosed with cancer can now be cured. This survival rate is double what it was 50 years ago so there is much to celebrate. But increases in survival rates have slowed overall, and ...

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Professor David Walker is a paediatric oncologist and works at the University of Nottingham and in Queen’s Medical Centre Hospital in Nottingham. He is a member of our  and explains ‘Why children’s cancers need their own research’.

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In February 2016, we gathered a group of eminent scientists and clinicians for a workshop focused on the treatment of childhood brain tumours.
Katie Martin reports on our recent Brain Tumour Workshop at the Royal College of Physicians in London.

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