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Steph Phillips, Dr Miriam Dixon-Zegeye & Professor Sarah Blagden

We're funding the UK's first precision cancer prevention trial unit. It's testing a drug that could help protect people with Li Fraumeni Syndrome, a genetic condition that can lead to a more than 90% lifetime risk of cancer, against the disease. We're funding the UK's first precision cancer prevention trial unit. It's testing a drug that could help protect people with Li Fraumeni Syndrome, a genetic condition that can lead to a more than 90% lifetime risk of cancer, against the disease.

by Tim Gunn | In depth | 19 September 2023

19 September 2023

Fatimah, 19, near her home, and Adam, 23, on holiday. They were both diagnosed with cancer in their mid-teens.

For Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month, we're hearing from four supporters who've faced the unique challenges of teenage cancer. For Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month, we're hearing from four supporters who've faced the unique challenges of teenage cancer.

by Tom Bourton | Personal stories | 6 April 2023

6 April 2023

Maria with some of the wigs she's made

In 2008, Maria was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. In 2019, she started her online wig making business, which has gone on to provide wigs for up to a hundred women who have lost their hair during chemotherapy treatment. In 2008, Maria was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. In 2019, she started her online wig making business, which has gone on to provide wigs for up to a hundred women who have lost their hair during chemotherapy treatment.

by Jemma Humphreys | Personal stories | 16 December 2022

16 December 2022

Rebecca and family

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. 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.

by Tom Bourton | Analysis | 15 September 2021

15 September 2021

Dr Sam Behjati

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

by Joanna Lewin | Interview | 8 September 2021

8 September 2021

Researcher in a lab

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. 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.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 28 June 2021

28 June 2021

Lung cancer cells under a microscope

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. 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.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 13 November 2020

13 November 2020

Alyssa with Alayna

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

by Carl Alexander | Analysis | 21 September 2018

21 September 2018

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. 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.

by Carl Alexander | Analysis | 17 September 2018

17 September 2018

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

by Kat Arney | Analysis | 10 October 2013

10 October 2013

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. 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.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 14 November 2012

14 November 2012

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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. 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.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 19 October 2012

19 October 2012