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Coronavirus reports – Part 10: “I didn’t see my mum before I went into surgery”

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with families who have been affected by children’s and young people’s cancers to find out how COVID-19 has impacted them and their loved ones.

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Thinking outside the box to tackle an aggressive children’s cancer

How our partnership with Children with Cancer UK is helping to transform our understanding of children’s and young people’s cancers.

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Genetic discovery could guide treatment for aggressive childhood cancer

A study led by The Institute of Cancer Research, part-funded by Cancer Research UK, finds genetic changes in children with rare cancer could help tailor treatment.

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Four new cancer drugs approved on NHS in Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved 4 new cancer drugs for use on the NHS in Scotland to treat some lung, breast and prostate cancers.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘The fact that she’s been diagnosed twice makes the journey even longer’ – Alyssa’s story

Alyssa shares the story of her younger sister, Alayna, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in September 2012.

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Siblings affected by childhood cancer: ‘It’s one of those moments when time kind of stands still’ – Meg and Beth’s story

Meg and Beth share the story of their younger sister Eve, who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma – a type of bone cancer – in July 2015.

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DNA untwister is a new tumour suppressor

Our researchers are looking at the links between tangled DNA and cancer – find out how a DNA detangling molecule could protect against tumours.

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More than 33,000 childhood cancer survivors living in the UK

An estimated 33,000 long-term survivors of childhood cancer – the vast majority of whom are cured – will be living in the UK by the end of 2012.

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Trial offers new hope to children and adults with muscle cancer

A Cancer Research UK funded trial will offer new treatments for children and adults with a form of muscle cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma that has returned or does not respond to current treatments.

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Master switch’ experimental drug could treat different cancers

A unique multi-target experimental drug could treat a range of cancer types, according to research published in Clinical Cancer Research today.

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