49th SIOP-CCI Congress

You can submit abstracts now for the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, to be held 12 – 15 Oct 2017 in Washington, DC. The deadline is 28 March 2017. The SIPO congress coincides with the annual Childhood Cancer International (CCI) Congress.  

International Childhood Cancer Day 2017

February 14 is International Childhood Cancer Day, which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. The ICCD campaign’s ultimate goal and unified message is “Better access to Care for Children & Adolescents with Cancer Everywhere”. The 1800 healthcare professionals from 110 countries who are members of […]

‘World first’ – baby born from ovary frozen in childhood

We’re delighted to hear that a patient from our UK data provider Dr. Alison Leiper of the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, has given birth after surgeons implanted ovary tissue taken when she was a child. Moaza Al Matrooshi gave birth to a healthy boy after her fertility was restored using frozen tissue CREDIT: FERGUS WALSH/BBC […]

PanCare and PanCareSurFup Meetings in Erice

The final General Assembly of PanCareSurFup, PanCare’s first consortium, was held in Erice, Sicily in conjunction with the PanCare meeting to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Erice Statement. Erice is a stunning village of medieval houses, churches and monasteries perched 700  metres above the Mediterranean on Sicily’s north coast.  The church of San Domenico has […]

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day 2017

You can register now for International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day (ICCD 2017), which takes place 07 Mar 2017 in Brussels at the European Parliament.