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childhood cancer workshop

Friends of Rosie to host international childhood cancer workshop

We are proud to tell you about our upcoming international childhood cancer research workshop. This important workshop will bring together 40 of the world’s top researchers and clinicians to discuss how better to target treatments for children with cancer. Childhood cancer is the biggest killer of children under 14 in the western world, yet it […]

25 May 2022
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Easter egg winners

Easter egg fundraising 2022

Wow, what an Easter of fundraising! Our huge thanks to everyone who hosted a Friends of Rosie Easter egg raffle this year for our Easter fundraising. Together you raised an eggcellent £3,500! This is an amazing effort, especially given that many people are currently also fundraising to support the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis. Thank you also […]

03 May 2022
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facial asymmetry

Reducing the risk of facial asymmetry after radiotherapy

In 2020, we kickstarted new research looking into ways to decrease the risk of facial asymmetry in children with cancers in the head and neck. Your donations make this research happen. So, to keep you updated on how your donations are being used, we recently caught up with the project team at The University of Manchester […]

12 Jan 2022
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Neuroblastoma research

Research collaboration with Neuroblastoma UK

Friends of Rosie have partnered with Neuroblastoma UK to fund new research to improve treatment for children with advanced neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is a rare type of childhood cancer. Around 100 children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma every year in the UK. Children with aggressive high-risk neuroblastoma are treated with incredibly intensive drugs and invasive procedures that […]

09 Dec 2021