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! Annual Golf Day

Annual Golf Day

9th June 2014

Join us at Cheshire’s finest leisure and golf resort for our annual golf day in aid of children’s cancer research. De Vere Mottram Hall Championship golf course is set in…

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LAST PLACES! Great North Run

Great North Run

Sunday 7th September 2014

Join Kidscan’s Purple Posse as they take on the largest half marathon in the world! In 2013, over 56,000 people signed up to take part in The Bupa Great North…

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LAST PLACES! Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run

Sunday 18th May 2014

Join Kidscan’s Purple Posse as they take part in the biggest 10km run in Europe! Over 33,000 people take part in The Great Manchester Run and we want you to…

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LAST PLACES! Manchester to Chester Bike Ride

Manchester to Chester Bike Ride

Sunday 15th June 2014

Join Kidscan’s Manchester to Chester Bike Ride and be part of our Purple Pelaton! This year, it’s going to be bigger and better than before. The ride offers an opportunity to…

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LAST PLACES! The Electric Swim

The Electric Swim

7th June 2014

Love swimming? Why not take part in this extremely unique event in aid of Kidscan? The Electric Swim will consist of a 400m, 800m and 1 mile swim – Take…

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Kidscan have worked with 8point2 on charity abseils at The Manchester Velodrome, The Trafford Centre and beyond! Whether you want to abseil “SAS Style” or prefer the classic style of…

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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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