Evgenia Mengou, aPODD trustee, writes her first blog following the BPSU annual Rare Disease Tea Party. This unique event enables young people living with a rare disease to be heard. This fantastic event is highlight in Evgenia’s calendarRead More
Read our review of Health Horizons; Future Healthcare Forum, which took place in Cambridge UK, last week. Attending on behalf of aPODD were trustees Cesare Spadoni and Evgenia Mengou. Presenting at the Forum, Dr Spadoni promoted our work with the FAIR Trials Accelerate Group and also highlighted the needs of children with cancer.Read More
Dr Cesare Spadoni reviews the Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN) Hungary, Pediatric Oncology Conference , November 2017.Read More
Read our review of the 7th ACCELERATE Platform Paediatric Oncology Conference, Brussels. Attending on behalf of aPODD were trustees Cesare Spadoni and Evigenia Mengou as part of our membership of the FAIR Trials working group.Read More
In our first blog post for 2019, Emeritus Professor, Andy Hall, shares his thoughts on how drug repurposing can benefit adults and children with rare cancer.Read More
On behalf of the aPODD team, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support in 2018. Whether you are a donor, partner or a researcher you have all contributed to making 2018 our most successful year so far.
Now approaching an exciting time in it’s development, The aPODD Foundation has created a new website to showcase it’s innovative research projects and attract new supporters.Read More
We would like to thank warmly all the people that very kindly donated to our crowdfunding campaign for childhood brain cancer over the summer.
It’s been a very exciting and rewarding experience!Read More
We often hear from childhood cancer charities calls for deeper and wider collaborations among key stakeholders. I fully agree that collaborations are beneficial but I do feel that we must further elaborate on this concept and focus more on outcomes other than procedures. We also need to challenge existing models and explore new ones.Read More
MRC Technology, a medical research charity, and aPODD, a childhood cancer charity, have launched a call to action to accelerate the development of new treatments for children with cancer. Around 1,500 children are diagnosed with cancer in the UK every year, and 300 will die from the disease. Cancer is the major cause of death by disease for children under 14 years of age in Europe and North America.Read More