research grant call

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
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
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
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
Christmas concert

Christmas concert for childhood cancer

The talented Altrincham Concert Orchestra are holding a Christmas Concert on Saturday 11th December at 2pm with proceeds supporting childhood cancer research. The orchestra are holding the festive event  at the Altrincham United Reformed Church (Cecil Road, Hale, WA15 9NT). To get you in the mood for Christmas, they will play a mix of well […]

08 Dec 2021