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Mizuno golf day and sponsored walk in support of Rachel raises £4469 for CCLG

On Monday 25 May a golf day and sponsored walk raised at total of £4,469.31 for CCLG. The golf day, which took place at Westerwood Golf Resort in Cumbernauld, and the children’s sponsored walk around Broadwood Loch were organised...

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CCLG funds new research into Hodgkin lymphoma in children

CCLG is delighted to have been able to fund a new research project looking at genetic changes in Hodgkin lymphoma.

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SIOP Europe launches 'A European Cancer Plan for Children and Adolescents'

p The European Branch of the International Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE) have this week launched their strategic plan, 'A European Cancer Plan for Children and Adolescents'.

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Village unites to walk for leukaemia

On Sunday 20 September over 35 determined people gave their spare time to give something back to the community by walking 3 or 5 miles in aid of children's cancer charities.

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1500-mile Arctic trek raises funds for CCLG

In February, 2015, Ed Cooper and Alec Greenwell set out to re-trace the 1500-mile journey of British geographer and ornithologist, David Haig-Thomas seventy years after his well-documented trek through the hazardous Arctic.

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CCLG provides funding to kickstart biomarker research in Ewing's sarcoma

CCLG is delighted to have been able to provide funding to kick-start biomarker research in rEECur, an International randomised trial of chemotherapy for recurrent and primary refractory Ewing’s sarcoma.

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CCLG members lead global study of intracranial germ cell tumours

Two CCLG members have lead a key international study into the way patients with intracranial germ cell tumours should be managed. Dr Matthew Murray and Dr James Nicholson, who work at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, are lead a...

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Be a tumour tissue donor - ask about research!

During September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM), a national awareness campaign has been launched by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) to encourage more tumour samples to be donated to the national CCLG Tissue Bank to help...

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Contact magazine - dealing with diagnosis

The latest issue of CCLG's Contact magazine is out now. This edition's theme is 'dealing with diagnosis' and includes advice from our experts, personal stories, and what other parents found helpful.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM), and CCLG is calling on our supporters and the public to help raise awareness of childhood cancers this September, and to help us save more young lives.

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Bronwen cycles from London to Paris to raise funds for CCLG

In August 2015, Bronwen Brewer took on the challenge of cycling from London to Paris to raise funds for CCLG. Before her ride, Bronwen told us "Having already cycled Land's End to John O'Groats, London to Paris seemed like the next logical cycling...

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Edie's Butterfly Appeal joins forces with CCLG to beat childhood brain tumours

Edie's Butterfly Appeal was set up in July 2014 to raise much needed research funds for childhood ependymoma - a common form of malignant brain tumour in young children. After raising an incredible £50,000 in just twelve months, the appeal founder...

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Village fun run supports research into childhood leukaemia

On Sunday 19 July 2015, children from Sherston in Wiltshire set off on a fun run to raise money for The Toti Worboys Fund at Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group.

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Ashley runs the British 10k London for CCLG

On Sunday 12 July 2015, Ashley Cox ran the British 10k London for #teamCCLG.

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Evander Glazing and Locks chooses CCLG as Charity of the Year

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group is delighted to have been chosen as Evander Glazing and Locks' Charity of the Year for 2015-16.

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Taskforce report aims to boost cancer survival and transform patient experience

Six strategic priorities have been recommended by the Independent Cancer Taskforce to help the NHS achieve world-class cancer outcomes. The cancer report (ACHIEVING WORLD-CLASS CANCER OUTCOMES, A STRATEGY FOR ENGLAND 2015-2020) outlines how an add...

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Less intensive chemotherapy avoids irreversible side effects in Wilms' tumour

Children with Wilms' tumour, the most common renal cancer in children, who are at low risk of relapsing can now be given less intensive treatment, avoiding a type of chemotherapy that can cause irreversible heart problems in later life.

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Enterprising pupils support research into children’s cancer

An enterprising group of Year 10 pupils at Mill Hill School have turned an investment of £60 into a donation of £2085 for the Joel Prince Starlight Fund at CCLG, which is raising funds to support research into atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumours (A...

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#teamCCLG triathletes run, swim and cycle to beat childhood cancer

On 31 May, #teamCCLG triathletes Jonathan, Shakira, John and Edward took on the World Triathlon London and raised more than £6,500 to support our work. This gruelling event sees participants run, cycle and swim on the iconic Hyde Park Course.

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Seven runners take on the Great Manchester Run in support of Ryan

When Stephen and Rachel Walker's then three-year-old son Ryan was diagnosed with a Wilms' tumour on his right kidney in September 2014, they decided to raise funds for children's cancer charities in support of Ryan. Ryan had the tumour and kidney...

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CCLG 2014 annual review now available

Our annual review for 2014 has now been published. The review includes highlights of our work from 2014 and stories from some of our fantastic fundraisers.

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CCLG announces funding for pilot grants for studies into childhood cancer

CCLG are pleased to announce funding for another round of short-term pilot grants for novel and innovative biological studies into paediatric cancers. These grants are to enable researchers to access samples from the CCLG Tissue Bank in order to o...

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CCLG funds extension to rhabdomyosarcoma trial

We are delighted to have been able to support an extension to the current rhabdomyosarcoma clinical trial

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New information resource for teachers

CCLG has published a brand new publication this week entitled 'Welcome Back!' for teachers to help children and young people returning to school after a diagnosis of cancer.

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Bromley Estates Marbella supports CCLG

We are delighted to have been selected as the chosen charity of Bromley Estates Marbella, one of the Costa del Sol’s leading Real Estate agencies. A percentage of all profits made from their real estate services will be donated to CCLG to he...

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