Children's cancer news

Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.

‘We urgently need kinder treatments for children’ – Noemi and Zofeya’s story

When she was 4 years old, Zofeya was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Here, Noemi, Zofeya's mom, shares her daughter’s story

Advances in Wilms’ tumour treatment – how less became more

Find out how our researchers have helped lead to nine in 10 children surviving Wilms' tumour, a type of children's kidney cancer.

International trial for children’s brain tumours launches in the UK

Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens launches the UK arm of a large international clinical trial* for a type of children’s brain tumour, called ependymoma.

Making blood vessels ‘leaky’ could help treat children’s brain tumours

A new study published today by a group of scientists could explain why there are such differences in survival between medulloblastoma patients.

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