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Easter egg raffles raise thousands for North West children’s cancer research

Easter egg raffles raise thousands for North West children’s cancer research

North West charity, Friends of Rosie, signed up supporters across Greater Manchester and Cheshire to take part in their annual Easter egg raffle fundraiser, with huge handcrafted eggs provided by master chocolatier, Slattery.   With the help of local and national businesses, schools and community groups, we raised almost £3,500 this... Read More

Easter eggstravaganza

Easter eggstravaganza

Join the Friends of Rosie Easter egg raffle and raffle off a luxury, hand-crafted Easter egg at your workplace, school, nursery or community centre to support local childhood cancer research. The eggs, created by world renowned Manchester chocolatier, Slattery, measure in at around half a metre high of mouthwatering milk chocolate, usually... Read More

Treatment and improved detection of rare bone cancer in children

Treatment and improved detection of rare bone cancer in children

One of our research projects, which commenced in July 2017, is researching the treatment and improved detection of osteosarcoma – a rare type of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and young people. There is an urgent requirement to develop novel therapies that target metastatic osteosarcoma. In addition, better... Read More

Friends of Rosie grant a further £66,500 following promising childhood brain tumour study

Friends of Rosie grant a further £66,500 following promising childhood brain tumour study

North West charity, Friends of Rosie, reports encouraging results from a research project investigating the use of immunotherapy to treat childhood brain tumours that are resistant to conventional treatment methods. Results obtained so far and the great potential of this project have now led to a further £66,500 being granted... Read More

Friends of Rosie fund new £68,000 grant researching bone cancer in children

Friends of Rosie fund new £68,000 grant researching bone cancer in children

The Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund announce their second research grant award of 2017. The one-year grant of £68,000 will fund a new project to research the treatment and improved detection of osteosarcoma – a rare type of bone cancer that most commonly affects children and young people.... Read More