George’s story

George’s mum, Gemma, shares George’s story to help raise awareness of the symptoms and effects of childhood cancer.  At the age of three, George was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. The only symptom he had was a pale rash on his face.  “After heading to hospital fearing meningitis, George underwent a series of blood tests. […]

05 Sep 2018
Research priority areas

Oscar’s story

Raising awareness of childhood cancer is often just as important as raising money for more vital research. It’s a world unknown to so many and yet devastating to the few who do experience it. Lots of amazing parents and their even more amazing children have been kind enough to share their experiences of childhood cancer […]

28 Aug 2018

Friends of Rosie receives grant to redesign website following cyber attack

We’re delighted to have received a grant from the Manchester Guardian Society Charitable Trust to redesign our website after being targeted by cyber criminals earlier this year. As a small, local charity, our website is an essential tool in helping us to raise awareness and funding for vital children’s cancer research projects in the North […]

17 Jul 2018
bone cancer research

Treatment and improved detection of rare bone cancer in children

Our second project, 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 detection is pivotal to improving outcomes for […]

15 Jul 2018