An AMRC Member Charity: What does it mean?

In 2018, we announced our awarded membership to the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), but what does this actually mean for our research? Read more

Research Update - June 2021

The Spring months have been as busy as ever for our research team, with the announcement of our latest project as well as progress reviews for our ongoing work and looking ahead at the SKC research strategy for the coming years. Read more

Exploring the Statistics Behind Neuroblastoma in the UK

A closer look into the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS) 2021 report on cancer in children, teenagers and young adults. Read more

Research Explainer: Single Cell Study Finds Sympathoblasts as the Root of Neuroblastoma

Last month, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Princess Máxima Centre published a new single cell study that has shown all neuroblastomas arise from one type of developmental cell called sympathoblasts. We had the opportunity to speak with one of the lead authors of this work, Dr. Jan Molenaar of the Princess Máxima Centre about its significance and what it means for patients. Read more

Research Update - March 2021

We have started the year with a new addition to the research team, our Research and Digital Comms Officer Emily Hall who will be focused on sharing and celebrating our research work and helping families navigate the world of neuroblastoma research. Read more

Celebrating Women in Research: Getting to Know Dr Emma Pond

In honour of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science, we've been chatting to our Senior Trials Coordinator Dr Emma pond about her role and the fantastic work she does for SKC. Read more

Virtual Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Conference 2021

Every 2 years the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research conference invites researchers and clinicians worldwide who work in the field of neuroblastoma to come together and share their latest work. Read more

Research Update - December 2020

We are delighted to have announced the first International Neuroblastoma Research Initiative award to be funded under our AMRC-accredited research funding process, which will see a targeted drug introduced to frontline treatment for children with the hope of dramatically increasing survival rates. Read more

Research Update - September 2020

This Autumn we are extremely busy with our ongoing International Neuroblastoma Research Initiatives. Read more

Research Update - July 2020

The impact of COVID-19 has been serious and will have long-lasting consequences for medical research in the UK, not least because so much of our medical research is funded by charities. Read more

Covid-19 - The Impact on our research landscape webinar

Solving Kids' Cancer (US and UK) together with the Max Cure Foundation hosted a webinar on the impact of the current pandemic on the paediatric oncology research landscape. Read more

Research Update - May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought new challenges to our ongoing research programme, as we work with experts worldwide to bring more, better and less toxic treatment to children in the UK and beyond. Read more