About Kidscan

Cancer is the leading cause of death in children in the UK. 25% of children diagnosed with cancer won’t make it to their 30th birthday.
Through groundbreaking research, Kidscan is striving to change that, giving every child with cancer the treatment they need to survive.

Our aims are:

  • To cure children with cancer
  • To improve the treatment of children with cancer
  • To develop new treatments and support programmes specifically for children suffering from cancer
  • To be a source of information about childhood cancer.

Kidscan events

Kidscan relies on people like you to take part in events and help raise money to support our funding. We have all manner of events to get you raising much needed funds to help cure children with cancer.

LAST PLACES! Blackburn Rovers Collection

Blackburn Rovers Collection

Saturday, 2nd May 2015

Kidscan’s work can only continue thanks to the kind donations of supporters. One of the many ways we raise money is through bucket collections. We’re looking for volunteers to join our Purple…

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LAST PLACES! Annual Golf Day

Annual Golf Day

4th June 2015

This year, Kidscan’s annual golf day will be hosted by Hazel Grove Golf Club.   Hazel Grove is a beautiful parkland course with excellent views over Manchester and the rolling…

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LAST PLACES! Jailbreak for Kidscan

Jailbreak for Kidscan

What is Jailbreak? It’s an amazing sponsored challenge where students have 30 hours to escape their University and travel as far as they can without spending any of their own money!…

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LAST PLACES! Shark Dives

Shark Dives

Would you like to take a dip with some denizens of the deep? We’ll be taking the plunge at Blue Planet, Ellesmere Port, for a social with sharks! Your challenge…

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LAST PLACES! Great North Run

Great North Run

Sunday 13th September 2015

Join Kidscan’s Purple Posse as they take on the largest half marathon in the world! Over 56,000 people signed up to take part in The Great North Run and we…

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LAST PLACES! Greater Manchester Marathon

Greater Manchester Marathon

Sunday 19th April 2015

The 2014 event has now passed. The 2015 event will be on Sunday 19th April 2015 The Greater Manchester Marathon returned in 2012 and is already becoming one of the…

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Become a Fundraising Volunteer

Join our team of fundraisers across the UK to help us raise vital funds to help change the lives of children with cancer.

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