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A study from the Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has shown the power of genetic testing to pick out potential new treatments for children with cancer to extend and improve their lives. However, only 7% of children could access appropriate drugs, partly due to regulatory and funding barriers, and lack of access to clinical trials.
£500,000 for young cancer patients thanks to the ongoing Societe Generale UK and CLIC Sargent partnership
UK staff of Societe Generale Group, a leading European financial services company, are celebrating having exceeded a £500,000 fundraising milestone for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, just sixteen months after the launch of the three-year partnership. The milestone includes matching from the Societe Generale UK Foundation.
NHS England has today (4 September) released the findings of its annual Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES). Here, CLIC Sargent gives its response.
“It’s taken all of our savings” – families of young cancer patients travelling hundreds of miles for treatment share their stories for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
To mark September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM), CLIC Sargent is sharing the stories of young cancer patients from across the UK who are travelling many miles to the hospital for essential, life-saving treatment in the hope to raise vital funds and awareness.
Poppy, 16, is picking up her GCSE results this Thursday. She was diagnosed with a brain tumour when she was just 14-months-old, and over the years the tumour has come back five times. Here, Poppy's mum shares her story and why, no matter what her exam results, Poppy's parents are so proud of everything she has achieved.
Brandon, 16, was diagnosed with cancer just before he was due to sit his GCSE exams this year. With the support of CLIC Sargent, Brandon took his exams in hospital and is expecting his results this week.
Young lives affected by cancer invited to apply for grant to propel their education and employment ambitions
Young people who have been diagnosed with cancer will once again be able to apply for funding to support their education or employment dream after CLIC Sargent and Societe Generale reopened applications for the ‘Thrive Not Just Survive’ grant today.
Mum Anna Palmer is taking on a 13.1 mile challenge after her son Mikey was diagnosed with leukaemia. “I just felt absolutely numb. My whole world imploded. The whole of the family was thrown on to a rollercoaster we couldn’t get off.”
Dad takes on Great North Run after being inspired by his four-year-old son’s shocking cancer journey
A father is taking on the Great North Run to raise vital funds for CLIC Sargent after the charity supported his family when his son Zeke was diagnosed with leukaemia, aged just four years old.