Children's cancer news

“What’s happening to make treatments better and less horrible?”– Alyssa’s story

When she was four, Alyssa was diagnosed with cancer. Here, she and her mom Angela tell her story.

Testing a new immunotherapy treatment for neuroblastoma

A researcher explains an early stage clinical trial testing the potential of a new type of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.

Collection of celebrity short stories raises money for research into children’s cancers

To coincide with World Book Day, 2 March 2017, Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens is launching a collection of short stories and poems written by celebrities.

Children’s cancer survival continues to increase

Children diagnosed with cancer in England are now more likely to survive for at least 5 years compared to 25 years ago.

Engineered immune cell treatment for childhood leukaemia may be a step closer

An immunotherapy treatment using genetically engineered cells has been used to successfully treat two infants with an aggressive kind of leukaemia.

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