Friends Of Rosie Childrens Cancer Research Fund

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Registered address
86 Deansgate,
Manchester,Greater Manchester
M3 2ER

Phone
0161 8347333

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Charity number
1046278

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Friends of Rosie is a volunteer-led charity that provides funding for childhood cancer research to get new ideas off the ground. Without our help many research projects would never get underway, meaning critical breakthroughs in childhood cancer research being left undiscovered.

When five year old Rosie Larkin lost her battle with cancer in 1991, her friends and family were determined to carry on the fight. They set up the Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

So far, we have funded a total of 25 research projects at a cost of £2.5 million. They cover a wide variety of childhood cancers from neuroblastoma and leukaemia, to osteosarcoma and brain tumours. The research ideas we fund are right at the outset of medical thinking and innovation. We give these ideas the chance to make a difference.

Many childhood cancers still have a poor outlook and today’s treatments are harsh, unpleasant and uncertain, especially on young bodies that are still growing.

Support us today and be the difference for children with cancer tomorrow.

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