Welcome to the Neuroblastoma Society Website
Neuroblastoma is a rare and aggressive childhood cancer.
About a hundred children in the UK are diagnosed each year.
The Society works exclusively for these children in raising funds for British research into the disease, and offering information and support for anyone affected by neuroblastoma.
On this website you can find:
- Information about neuroblastoma - see FAQ or download the Society's Booklet for Parents
- Details of our befriending arrangements - speak to a parent who has experience of the disease
- What the Neuroblastoma Society does in search of a cure - find out about current research
- How you can help us - organise a fund-raising activity or make a donation
- How you can join the Society
- A downloadable book suitable for pre-school children about being treated for cancer
Medical News and Announcements
BIENNIAL GRANT AWARDS. A total of £750,000 was allocated in 6 grants in 2012 (see Research page). Our next Call for Grant Applications is expected to open in the Autumn of 2013 with a closing date in early January 2014.
The NEUROBLASTOMA RESEARCH SYMPOSIUMSThe Society's 2013 Neuroblastoma Research Symposium will be held during the autumn. Further details will be available here in due course.
IMMUNOTHERAPY AND HIGH RISK NEUROBLASTOMA
This document gives information about the current UK/Siopen antibody trial, its status and eligibility criteria. To view the Consensus Document please click here.
General News and Announcements
2013 Neuroblastoma Research Symposium
Will be held on the 6-7th November (Wednesday 2 pm to Thursday 5 pm), as a satellite meeting of the NCRI conference (http://conference.ncri.org.uk) in Liverpool, UK.
More details to follow.
Audio CD 'Songs for All Seasons'
Produced by the children from Kimbolton Prep School.
Download an order form here.
Society Christmas cards are available from October.
Please contact Shirley Clark on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to receive a flyer when they are available.
Keep up to date about recent developments in treatment as well as general information about the Society’s activities by downloading our regular newsletters here.
Spring Conference and AGM 2013
The Spring Conference and AGM 2013 was held on Saturday, 20 April at St George's Church in Bloomsbury, London.
Popular Running Events
The Society has guaranteed places in a number of running events and is now on the lookout for volunteers to participate and raise sponsorship money.
Runners are asked to pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for the Society and in return will be sent a fundraising pack which includes Gift Aid approved sponsor forms, posters, information on setting up a Just Giving page together with a society T shirt or running vest.
Details of the events appear on the Fund-raising page.