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Solving Kids’ Cancer comment on NHS England’s Long Term Plan

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We are pleased to see many of our own aims included in the new NHS England Long Term Plan, areas we are working so hard on to improve outcomes for children and families affected by neuroblastoma. In particular, supporting increased access to clinical trials and treatments like proton beam therapy – both of which will

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Solving Kids’ Cancer announce Board of Trustees change

Following the successful delivery of our 2017/18 Annual Report and 2018 Neuroblastoma Parent Education Conference, Joey Tabone has stepped down as Chair of the Board of Trustees, a position he has held since November 2016. The Board of Trustees is delighted that Nick Bird (pictured) has agreed to take on this important role for an initial two-year term until

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New partnership with Scamp and Dude launches with Christmas jumper donations

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership and it kicks off with a super cool Christmas jumper promotion. Solving Kids’ Cancer is now working with kidswear brand, Scamp and Dude, to raise money for children affected by neuroblastoma. Their founder, Jo Tutchner-Sharp, was inspired to create a brand to help children feel more

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Charlotte’s heading off to University, years after overcoming neuroblastoma

Universities around the country are welcoming their newest wave of students as September comes to a close. For 18-year-old Charlotte, who lives in Stoke-on-Trent with her family, studying for her degree was far from certain growing up. She was diagnosed with neuroblastoma as a young child, a rare cancer that mostly affects children under the

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Our response to melatonin media coverage

On Friday 14 September and over the weekend that followed, a social media post and related media coverage from the charity Children with Cancer UK called for the supplement melatonin to be made available to children and young people with cancer on the NHS as part of ‘standard-of-care’ treatment. The full press release, issued on

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Phoebe beat neuroblastoma, now she’s almost ten years in remission and starting high school

“Having been through it, we see so many stories of children fighting neuroblastoma. We just want to give people hope now,” says Chris and Rona Macaskill, parents to nearly-teenage Phoebe. In September every year the back-to-school routine happens across the country. New shoes, new stationary, bigger uniforms. To most parents, it’s a chore. To parents

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Solving Kids’ Cancer awarded AMRC membership

Solving Kids’ Cancer has been awarded full membership of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), a significant achievement which recognises the charity as funders of high quality and credible medical research. Since the establishment of our Scientific Advisory Board in September 2017, Solving Kids’ Cancer has worked hard to develop a formal, structured, and accredited

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Almost nine years in remission, Grace is growing up

“You would not know from looking at her that she had ever been really, really sick,” says Grace’s dad, Kevin. Grace was one of the very first children to fundraise with and be supported by Solving Kids’ Cancer (previously the 2 Simple Trust). Almost nine years in remission, Grace is like any other healthy kid.

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Joint statement in response to NICE’s decision to approve anti-GD2 antibody therapy dinutuximab beta for NHS clinical use

Stephen Richards, Chief Executive of Solving Kids’ Cancer, said: “We are absolutely delighted that the right decision has been made to benefit the lives of children with neuroblastoma.  Parents, charities and clinicians have together helped bring about this positive result. Families now know their very sick child will be able to have the best treatment

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Save the date! 2018 Neuroblastoma Parent Education Conference

About the event Our 7th annual Neuroblastoma Parent Education Conference will take place on 2nd – 4th November 2018 at DeVere Latimer Estate conference centre in Buckinghamshire.  If you’re a parent or guardian of a child affected by neuroblastoma, we’d love to meet you!   The event is a unique chance to learn about some of

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