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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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Introducing The Ted Newton Legacy - your change can save lives

Introducing The Ted Newton Legacy - collect your loose change and help us to save more young lives.

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How far can you push yourself?

Take on a challenge with CCLG...

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Carrie and Tracey's Christmas collections support CCLG

We would like to say a huge thank you to Carrie and Tracey who organised a number of bucket collections in the run up to Christmas to raise funds for CCLG.

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Join Team Toti in the Bath Half Marathon

We have places available in the Bath Half Marathon in support of The Toti Worboys Fund at CCLG, raising funds for research into childhood leukaemia.

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CCLG and The Little Princess Trust team up to fund new research projects into children’s cancer

We are delighted to be working with The Little Princess Trust to establish a funding programme to support research into childhood cancers.

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CCLG launches leukaemia research grants in memory of Toti

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group is pleased to launch our first Toti Worboys Paediatric Leukaemia Project Grant, making funds available to researchers to improve our understanding of the disease and help improve the outlook for children.

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LIA Relief Trust supports CCLG

We were delighted to be presented with a cheque from the LIA Relief Trust to support our work.

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Winter wonderland charity ball raises more than £90,000 for children's brain tumour research

On 28 November, the ball in aid of Edie’s Butterfly Appeal, a Special Named Fund at CCLG set up in aid of research into ependymoma brain tumours, took place at Hertfordshire’s prestigious Grove Hotel.

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New issue of Contact magazine focuses on research

The latest issue of CCLG's Contact magazine is now available, with a focus on research.

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Children’s cancer death rates drop by a quarter in 10 years

The rate of children dying from cancer has dropped by 24 per cent in the last decade, according to new figures published by Cancer Research UK.

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CLIC Sargent launches new relationships guide for young cancer patients

CLIC Sargent, the cancer charity for children and young people with cancer, has developed a new free online guide to help young people aged 16+ navigate relationship and sex issues as they go through and beyond cancer treatment.

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Help us keep vital health data available for research

Individuals’ health data is vital resource for health research and researchers have used this data for decades to understand more about the factors underpinning health and disease. The EU is reaching the final stages of negotiations on a new data...

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Nurse key workers help to untangle complex cancer care for children and young people

Complex cancer care for children and young people can be untangled with the support of specialist key worker nurses, according to CLIC Sargent.

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Monaco ‘Music Therapy’ event raises funds for CCLG

On Saturday 10 October, a special musical evening at Stars’N’Bars in Monaco, took place to raise funds for Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group.

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New information resources to support families of a child with neuroblastoma

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 neuroblastoma.

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Poppy, Tim and Harry’s John O'Groats to Land’s End Cycle raises over £10,000 for charities including CCLG

This August, daughter and father Poppy and Tim Godwin, along with family friend Harry Preston, cycled from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise funds for the Toti Worboys Fund at CCLG and their local air ambulance service.

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Behind the headlines: gene-edited immune cells

Over the last day, there has been much media coverage of the use of 'designer immune cells' that have successfully treated one-year-old Layla, who had relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

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Team Jake celebrate fundraising milestone at the Jake Ellis Charity Ball

Friday 31 October saw the 6th Jake Ellis Charity Ball take place at the Abbey House Hotel in Barrow in Furness. Jake was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma and sadly lost his battle in 2008, aged 5.

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Fundraisers make a difference for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

In September, CCLG supporters organised a variety of events to raise awareness of childhood cancer and to raise funds to support our work.
In Oxford, CCLG member Rhiannon Collins organised a 'Go Gold' day. The Research Team (pictured top) at...

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