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We can defeat neuroblastoma, but not without action

We are appealing for your help to advance our work, which is to identify and fund neuroblastoma research, and advocate for positive change to find a cure for children affected by this cruel disease. Within the last week it has taken two beautiful souls, Bradley Lowery and Eileidh Paterson. They hadn’t even got started in

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Family devastated after brave Jacob Jones from Braintree suffers second cancer relapse

THE parents of a brave little boy fighting a rare form of cancer say they are devastated after he suffered a second relapse. Jacob Jones, from Braintree, has been fighting high-risk neuroblastoma since he was two. The four-year-old’s immunotherapy was due to end in September and his parents Adam and Kerry had been raising money

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Neuroblastoma fighter Bradley Lowery goes with the angels

As a charity dedicated to fighting neuroblastoma, we are devastated to learn of Bradley’s passing. Like many, we have followed his journey, admiring his courage and spirit but deeply saddened by his plight at the hands of this disease. Neuroblastoma has taken another innocent child, starkly reinforcing the fact that we need more help to

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Little Mia is back at school as family prepare for her treatment in America following rainbow campaign

The father of a little girl undergoing treatment for cancer says everything is now “in place” for them to travel to America for a clinical trial as a rainbow-themed fundraising drive for the youngster reaches £200,000. Josh Chambers said while “everything is in motion” for five-year-old Mia, from Merthyr Tydfil , to go to America

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My journey started with wee Oscar…

Back in 2012 I learnt about wee Oscar Knox. He had been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive childhood cancer. I started to follow his story through the updates his parents would share through social media and couldn’t help but feel for them all; it seemed so unfair. They were fundraising with Solving Kids’

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Wee Oscar Knox legacy helps fund ground-breaking drugs trial

The trial will happen in the US and Europe in the hope of delivering a less toxic cancer treatment for kids  A ground-breaking new drugs trial is to be delivered in 17 hospitals across the US and Europe thanks to funding from the Oscar Knox Appeal. Now the legacy of wee Oscar, who died after

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Anti-GD2 Antibody Therapy Update, March 2017

Unituxin | dinutuximab | ch14.18/SP2/0 Unitixun™, manufactured by United Therapeutics Corporation (UTC) in the United States of America has been completely withdrawn from Europe due to ongoing supply shortages. European marketing authorization has been withdrawn, and the NICE appraisal process suspended indefinitely. Unituxin is the so-called US anti-GD2 antibody, developed by the National Cancer Institute

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Neuroblastoma, labelled a rare disease

Neuroblastoma is labelled rare because there are 95 new cases each year. What does rare mean for us? That we must work harder to expose it and fight it! Despite its label, neuroblastoma is the most frequent type of cancer diagnosed in the first year of life. Each new diagnosis means a family destroyed, a childhood stolen, pain and suffering. Survival

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Resignation from the Board of Trustees for Solving Kids’ Cancer

After 5 years of voluntary service Allison Hyde has decided to step down from the Board of Solving Kids’ Cancer. Allison firstly became a Trustee of the charity, subsequently becoming our Chair; her selfless dedication to the work was undoubted and it goes without saying that Solving Kids’ Cancer could not have survived without her

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It’s a waiting game for Eileidh’s family

Back in hospital, Eileidh’s family are anxiously awaiting news on a number of issues; the effectiveness of her recent chemotherapy, the cause of her oral bleeding, and next steps for treatment. Eileidh suffered a second relapse at the start of February after her Mum, Gail, found a lump under her jaw. Sadly there is likely

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