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Proton Beam Therapy

Proton Beam Therapy research

Friends of Rosie is funding a £70,000 project investigating the biology of protons used in Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) to treat sarcomas in children. We recently met with lead researcher, Dr Amy Chadwick, and Research Associate, Dr Emma Biglin, to find out more about this pioneering research. Sarcomas are cancers that develop in bone and […]

26 Jul 2022
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Lisa Larkin

Changes to our Board of Trustees

We’ve recently had some changes to our Board of Trustees – some goodbyes and some hellos. Firstly, we bid a fond farewell to Jennie Atherton and Joe Swift. Jennie has been with Friends of Rosie since almost the beginning of the charity. She gave her time, energy, skills, and passion for childhood cancer research for […]

26 Jul 2022
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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma awareness month

July is #SarcomaAwarenessMonth. Sarcomas are uncommon cancers that can affect any part of your body. A key symptom of sarcoma is a lump that gets bigger quickly.   This #CharityTuesday, as we near the end of the month, we wanted to share what we’ve been doing to help children with sarcomas. Over the past three […]

26 Jul 2022
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Newsletter out now

Annual newsletter out now!

Every year we issue a printed annual newsletter to help keep all our supporters updated on charity activities. It’s really important to us that you know where your donations go and how we spend every penny. This annual newsletter gives you a summary round-up in one place. Click here to read the electronic version of […]

18 Jul 2022