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Our Research Projects

It is our primary aim to fund the most promising new childhood cancer research ideas in the North West. As a result of our funding researchers are able to obtain preliminary results to back up their ideas, which they can then use to secure large-scale funding from the big cancer research charities and pharmaceutical companies. Each year, […]

10 Sep 2018

Cutting the ribbon at B&M Hulme

It was a fantastic start to the day today. We were up bright and early to help open the new B&M Store in Hulme High Street. Our wonderful Young Ambassador, Ruth Grace, was up early in the middle of her half term holiday to meet the B&M store team. After a tour of the fabulous […]

02 Jun 2021
Hale Prep Easter

Easter eggstravaganza at Hale Prep

Hale Prep school proved themselves to be true chocoholics (and eggcellent fundraisers!) this Easter. They raised a cracking £1,000 for Friends of Rosie in their Easter egg raffle. Our huge thanks go to all the children, families and staff at Hale Prep school for their continued support of Friends of Rosie. Thanks to you we […]

09 Apr 2021
Children's charities unite

Children’s charities unite for cancer research

Friends of Rosie and The Bradley Lowery Foundation are working together on a promising, new research collaboration for children with cancer. The two children’s charities unite to boost research into childhood cancer. In 2021, they will be partnering to fund new research into the detection and treatment of a rare type of childhood bone cancer, […]

24 Mar 2021
Ewing Sarcoma

Ewing Sarcoma – Mahesh’s story

Mahesh, from Bolton, was first diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma when he was eight years old, in May 1998. His mum had become alarmed at a growth which appeared on his left thigh. The growth quickly engulfed his thigh. A family friend (also a GP) advised that the tumour should be removed. Only after it was […]

24 Mar 2021