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21.09.16

Bethany’s Wish to join forces with CCLG to support Wilms’ tumour research

Bethany’s Wish, the UK Wilms’ tumour charity, will be closing as an independent organisation at the end of this year, and becoming a Special Named Fund at Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group.

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14.09.16

CCLG publications recognised at prestigious BMA Patient Information Awards

We are delighted that three of our publications were recognised at the prestigious British Medical Association Patient Information Awards on Monday.

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07.09.16

Oliver rows 42 miles to raise funds for research in support of Lucy

In July, Oliver Wan rowed 42 miles - the equivalent of crossing the English Channel and back - to raise funds for rhabdomyosarcoma research in support of Lucy.

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07.09.16

Behind the headlines: Is modern life really killing our children?

Our response to recent media coverage of the increase in incidence of cancer in children and young people.

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06.09.16

New information resources to support families of a child with a renal tumour

We are pleased to announce the publication of two new information resources to help parents and other family members of a child who has been diagnosed with a renal tumour.

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05.09.16

New look children's story book to help brothers and sisters of a child with cancer

A story book for younger children, 'My brother or sister has cancer' tells the story of a boy and girl whose brother has cancer.

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01.09.16

New issue of Contact magazine for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

With a sparkle of gold dust, we're delighted to present our new bumper issue of Contact Magazine for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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01.09.16

New research from CLIC Sargent reveals the financial cost of cancer

Cancer in children and young people costs families an extra £600 a month on average, putting massive strain on budgets and causing many to fall into debt.

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01.09.16

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This September, along with many charities and groups across the world, we're marking Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to raise awareness of childhood cancer

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01.09.16

CCLG invites researchers to apply for funding for pilot biological studies

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, CCLG are launching another funding round of short-term pilot grants for novel and innovative biological studies into paediatric cancers.

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10.08.16

CCLG fundraisers knit, bake and skydive to support us...

We'd like to say a big thank you to all of our brilliant supporters who've raised money to support CCLG over the last few weeks...

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10.08.16

Pyjama day at Wisbech Starbucks raises funds for CCLG

We'd like to say a big thank you to Natasha and the team at Wisbech Starbucks for organising a fun pyjama day to raise funds for CCLG.

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09.08.16

Georgie B's sponsored scoot raises funds for research

On Saturday 6 August, more than 30 children gathered at Rutland Water to scoot across the dam and back in support of Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group.

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08.08.16

Gatsby-inspired tea dance raises funds for CCLG

We'd like to say a big thank you to Sophie Byrnes, whose 'Strictly Dance Academy' organised a bake sale and tea dance to support CCLG.

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04.08.16

Samantha completes her first triathlon for Ryan's Quest at CCLG

Following her recent success in the Great North Swim, last weekend Samantha Ruscoe completed her first triathlon to raise funds for Ryan's Quest, a Special Named Fund at CCLG raising funds for renal tumour research.

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15.07.16

Statement from CCLG in response to decision by NICE not to recommend Dinutuximab for treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma

The Neuroblastoma Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) – the UK professional organisation representing clinicians involved in treating children with cancer – notes the final determination of NICE in rela...

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13.07.16

Dave runs, swims and cycles the World Triathlon Leeds for CCLG

We'd like to say a huge thank you to Dave Morris, who took part in his first triathlon this June in support of CCLG.

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12.07.16

Yusuf and Andrew conquer the 2,000 mile Modball Rally

On 1 July, Yusuf and co-pilot Andrew, Team 145 'EV', crossed the finish line of the 2,000 mile Modball Rally, raising more than £6,000 for CCLG.

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30.06.16

CCLG fundraisers run, swim and take to the skies!

We're hugely grateful to all of our fundraisers and supporters, who've been busy over the last few weeks running, swimming, trekking and jumping from planes to raise funds for CCLG!

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29.06.16

Andy cycles 105 miles to support CCLG

On 24 June, Andy Lawson took part in the Wolverhampton to Aberdovey Cycle, raising more than £600 for CCLG.

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29.06.16

Isaac shaves his head to raise funds!

We would like to say a huge thank you to 11-year-old Isaac who chose to shave his head to raise funds for CCLG.

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27.06.16

Team Jake's London to Paris cycle raises £20,000 for research

On 2 June, 9 members of Team Jake set out to cycle from London to Paris in just three days, raising funds in memory of Jake Ellis.

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24.06.16

CCLG commits to European collaboration following referendum result

Changes in our political structures will not stand in the way of our determination to improve outcomes for children and young people with cancer.

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23.06.16

David Wilson Homes golf day supports CCLG

David Wilson Homes East Midlands annual golf day took place in April to raise funds for CCLG.

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21.06.16

CCLG endorses SIOP Baseline Nursing Standards for LMICs

The International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP), Paediatric Oncology in Developing Countries (PODC) Nursing Working Group has written a set of Baseline Standards for the provision of nursing care to children with cancer in low- and middle...

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