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5th November 2021

Dual-drug treatment offers hope to children with rare brain cancer

Article Source: The Guardian Scientists make ‘promising’ breakthrough on fast-growing DIPG type of tumour Human DIPG cells (orange) grown on a mouse brain ‘slice’ (light blue), treated with the drug combination and showing cells dying in the middle. Photograph: ICR London Scientists have successfully combined two existing cancer drugs to create a treatment for children … Continued

3rd October 2019

ITV: Pride of Britain Awards Fundraising Nomination

Article Source: ITV News We meet our final west nominee, Sarah Simpson from Wokingham. Sarah’s five-year-old son, Ollie, died from an incurable brain tumour. Following his death, Sarah started the Ollie Young Foundation which aims to find a cure or prevention from this awful disease. To date, the charity has raised in the region of … Continued

3rd July 2016

BBC News: Guidelines urge improved care for terminally-ill children

Ollie was five years old when he was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour Sarah Young remembers being told the devastating news that nothing more could be done for her five-year-old son, Ollie. Days earlier, he had been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour and now he had been given just weeks to live. His … Continued