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Most common childhood cancers are leukemia and Hodgkin lymphoma. Shutterstock

How poverty is killing Kenya’s children with cancer

Most children who have cancer live in the developing world where their survival rate is less than 25%. In Kenya awareness about childhood cancer is low and treatment isn't always readily available.
Glioblastomas are often resistant to the one type of drug that breaks the blood-brain barrier. HealthHub

Glioblastoma: why these brain cancers are so difficult to treat

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that has a very poor prognosis. Despite the current best therapies half its sufferers survive for 15 months and less than 5% are alive after 5 years.
Malignant tumours known as medulloblastoma account for more deaths in children than leukaemia. The Advocacy Project/Flickr

Explainer: brain tumours that affect children

Malignant brain tumours are the most common cause of cancer death in children. And the most common of these are called medulloblastoma. Although these tumours can occur in both children and adults (they…
The Hadron Collider was built to find the Higgs Boson but it might also help us discover better ways to treat cancer. PA/CERN

Cutting-edge particle physics could bring cancer therapy home

The recent case of Neon Roberts and the legal dispute over his treatment for a brain tumour threw the spotlight on the potential risks of using radiotherapy to treat complex cancers in children. Radiotherapy…
A teenager prepares to enter a CT scanning machine. EPA/STR

CT scans can triple risk of brain cancer, leukemia

Just two CT (computed tomography) scans of the head in childhood can triple the risk of brain cancer in later life, and as…

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