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10-year-old Kian raises funds in support of Aimee

We would like to say a big congratulations and thank you to Kian Costley, who has been raising funds for CCLG in support of his friend Aimee.

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International ependymoma clinical trial launches in the UK

The UK arm of a large international clinical trial for a type of children's brain tumour called ependymoma has launched in the UK.

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Edie's team of Superheroes raises over £3,000 for brain tumour research

Edie’s Butterfly Appeal raised £3,325 this weekend at the Do It For Charity 5K Superhero Run in Regent’s Park - with superhero Edie leading her team out on to the field.

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New CCLG factsheet helps parents understand posterior fossa syndrome

We are pleased to launch the latest addition to our portfolio of information booklets, 'Posterior fossa syndrome'.

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CCLG and Bethany’s Wish team up to fund new research projects into high risk children’s kidney cancers

We are delighted to be working with Bethany’s Wish to establish a funding programme to support research into high risk and refractory Wilms tumours.

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'Team Hugo: Project Cake' raises an amazing £2208

During April, Team Hugo organised 'Project Cake', a month-long series of cake-related events to raise funds for CCLG.

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Team Jake tackles the gruelling Keswick to Barrow

On Saturday 7 June, 80 Team Jake supporters took part in the Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks to raise funds for rhabdomyosarcoma research at CCLG.

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#teamCCLG London Marathon runners raise an incredible £25,000

We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our #teamCCLG runners in this year’s London Marathon, who have between them raised £25,000 to help us beat childhood cancer.

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Indulgence afternoon and triathlons raise funds in memory of Isobel

The Isobel Rose Parmenter Memorial Fund at CCLG is raising funds for research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of histiocytosis.

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Laura's head shave in support of Edie raises £5,000!

Edie's Butterfly Appeal supporter Laura Howe raised a whopping £5,000 last weekend in a charity headshave

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UK Childhood Cancer Conference returns for third year

The hugely successful UK Childhood Cancer Conference returns for its third year on Friday 17 June 2016. Again hosted by Bethany’ Wish - Wilms Tumour Charity UK and CCLG, the conference will again take place in London.

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Charlie takes control of charity walk with a twist!

On 3 April 2016, 15 walkers undertook a mammoth 12 hour walk from Winchester to Botley in Hampshire to raise funds for CCLG.

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New factsheet helps teenagers and young adults understand taking part in research

Our new factsheet, 'Taking part in research' is designed to help teenagers and young adults with cancer who are considering taking part in a research study or clinical trial.

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75 Team Toti runners tackle the Bath Half Marathon for leukaemia research

On 13 March 2016, 75 'Team Toti' runners took part in the Bath Half Marathon, raising funds for the Toti Worboys fund at CCLG. The fund, in memory of Toti, supports research into childhood leukaemia.

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Children with cancer to get new gene test

A new pilot study will sequence 81 cancer genes in children’s tumours to help personalise cancer treatment.

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CCLG launches updated palliative care booklet for families

We are pleased to launch a fully revised and updated edition of our booklet 'Managing symptoms at home: palliative care information for families'.

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UK diagnoses children's kidney cancer at a later stage than Germany

The UK diagnoses Wilms’ tumours – the most common children’s kidney cancer – when they are larger and more advanced compared with those diagnosed in Germany, according to a study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, today and...

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Updated booklet to support parents helping siblings of children with cancer

We're pleased to launch a newly updated version of our popular booklet 'Helping brothers and sisters: a guide for parents and other adults supporting siblings of children with cancer'.

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Latest issue of Contact magazine focuses on enjoying life

The latest issue of CCLG's Contact magazine is now available.

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CLIC Sargent calls for improved support to identify cancer in children and young people

CLIC Sargent has today published its latest research report 'The best chance from the start: improving support to identify cancer in children and young people'.

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'One day at a time' raises more than £7,500 for childhood leukaemia research

After a year of fundraising, we were delighted to receive a donation of £7550 from the Kerr family, in support of their son.

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Bromley Estates Marbella raises over £5,000 for CCLG

We are delighted to have received a donation of £5,167.64 from Bromley Estates Marbella as a result of their fundraising partnership with us during 2015.

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CCLG launches new 'late effects' factsheets for teenagers and young adults

We are pleased to launch eight new factsheets about potential long-term side effects, or 'late effects', of treatment for childhood cancer.

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Proton beam therapy: behind the headlines

We welcome the publication of the report by Professor Tarbell’s group in Boston, describing the results of their work on proton beam radiotherapy in children with medulloblastoma.

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#18forEmily kicks off with hangover walk

#18forEmily kicked off with a 'hangover run' (or walk!) on Saturday 9 January. Around 100 friends and family, runners and walkers, young and old attended this launch event, raising a fantastic £793.32 towards the team's £10,000 target.

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