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Vacancy – Full Time Community and Events Fundraiser

September 12, 2017 /  Posted in: Blog  , News  ,

            We are recruiting a Full Time Community and Events Fundraiser. Application is strictly via email (CV and covering note) to g.a.carter@salford.ac.uk. No agencies.  …

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Vacancy – Fundraising and Research Administrator (Part-Time)

August 25, 2017 /  Posted in: Blog  , News  ,

      Come and help us discover new treatments for children’s cancer. We are looking a part-time fundraising and research administrator at our offices in Salford. A full job…

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Why I love Small Charities

June 17, 2016 /  Posted in: Blog 

Small charities can – and often do – achieve impressively big things. This Small Charity Week I’ve been celebrating, along with my colleagues at Kidscan, all the great work done…

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Dr Pye’s end of year update

December 18, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog  , News  ,

The approval of a new drug for the treatment of children’s cancer is typically an afterthought in the production of a new cancer drug destined for use in adults. In…

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Gene Therapy Anniversary Passes with Little Fanfare

October 14, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog  , News  ,

Last month marked the 25th anniversary (14th September 1990) of the first gene therapy procedure to be carried out in a human. The patient was a four-year-old girl who suffered…

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Immunotherapy and Children’s Cancer

September 9, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog 

The biggest buzzword in cancer treatment over the last few years has been Immunotherapy. The latest revelations on the shrinking of melanoma tumours by drugs that stimulate the patient’s own…

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Cancer Stem Cells

March 24, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog 

Cancer Stem Cells: are they the seeds that form the root of the problem in cancer patients who suffer a relapse? There is a theory amongst doctors and researchers that…

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What is targeted therapy?

February 12, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog 

What is targeted therapy and how can it benefit children suffering from cancer?   A recent episode of the BBC TV program Panorama has focused on the benefits of so…

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Expensive Cancer Drugs – is there a change ahead?

February 2, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog 

Will a recent decision by the US Food and Drug Administration lead to better availability of previously prohibitory expensive cancer therapies? We frequently see stories about how the newest cancer…

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What are the risk factors and causes of childhood cancer?

January 15, 2015 /  Posted in: Blog 

A recent science publication has sparked much media attention thanks to its controversial suggestion that adults could develop cancer thanks to bad luck rather than their lifestyles. Could this research…

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