Why Unite2Cure childhood cancer?

Why do we need a unified European movement? There is growing recognition across the parent/patient and professional community that promising new drugs for children and teenagers with cancer are not being developed quickly enough. Whilst there has been excellent progress…

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Sign up to receive information and action alerts from Unite2Cure ! Click on the “sign up” button on the right! Call for immediate change to European Paediatric Medicine Regulation to save more lives of children and teens with cancer A…

How to change the system

Cancer remains the primary cause of death by disease of children and adolescents in Europe, yet investment in research into childhood cancers lags far behind that for adults. A few basic changes to European law, however, could transform the situation and harness the…

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Accelerating Together

Last week, Unite2Cure participated actively in the ACCELERATE Paediatric Oncology Conference in Brussels. This event is a unique occasion for high-level experts to reflect upon and discuss concrete proposals to accelerate new oncology drug development for children and adolescents. The…

Fireworks for International Childhood Cancer Day

February 15th was International Childhood Cancer Day and one way we chose to celebrate was by dispatching our reply to the European Commission’s Consultation on the Paediatric Regulation on the same date as the ICCD call to action. This was…

EUROPEAN CANCER COMMUNITY WELCOMES EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

The European Parliament adopted the Resolution during its plenary session in Strasbourg. A key aim of the Resolution is to limit pharmaceutical companies’ scope to avoid the obligation the existing law imposes on them to investigate and develop drugs for children.

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Some Facts…

It is impossible to measure the impact that childhood cancer has on it’s victims and their families by using statistics but research funding decisions are often based on numbers. Here are some facts about childhood cancer for you to consider:…

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