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Children with a rare type of cancer called Wilms’ tumour who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment.
Cancer deaths in children and young people have dropped by nearly 60 per cent in the past 40 years
Cancer deaths in children and young people have fallen by 58 per cent in the past 40 years, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK.
Researchers have discovered the unique genetic paths that the childhood brain tumour medulloblastoma follows when the disease comes back
During the last 40 years over 15,000 more children have beaten cancer than would have done if survival had remained the same as in the 1970s
US scientists have successfully used an experimental drug to treat mice with an aggressive form of childhood brain cancer.
Newly-identified cancer cell fingerprints in the blood could one day help doctors diagnose a range of children’s cancers faster and more accurately.
Cancer Research UK have announced a new trial that could revolutionise how children with neuroblastoma are diagnosed.