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The North of England Children’s Cancer Research fund have been funding research into childhood cancer in Newcastle upon Tyne for over 30 years. In September 2016 the new NECCR Research Laboratories were opened, a world class facility inside of the Wolfson Centre for Childhood Cancer Research based in Newcastle. These are some of the recent developments in research we have helped to fund:

Clinical Trials

Scientists at Northern Institute for Cancer Research are currently working on clinical trials to develop new therapies to improve survival rates and treatment intensity for patients with Leukaemia.

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Individualisation of treatment

NECCR has been researching ways to provide individual treatment to children with an aggressive type of brain cancer to ensure the final outcome is as positive as possible.

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New Therapies

Funding from The NECCR has been fundamental in the discovery of a less aggressive medical approach to treating childhood Leukaemias, the most frequent cancers in children.

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