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September was Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and researchers in Department of Paediatrics took action to help raise awareness for this cause.

Team members participating in charity event.

Every day in the UK, 12 children and young people will be diagnosed with cancer. Of those 12, two will not survive. In Department of Paediatrics, the Childhood Leukaemia Research Group, led by Professor Anindita (Andi) Roy, focuses on studying study prenatal B lymphopoiesis in order to understand the origins of childhood leukaemia.

Last month, researchers in the Childhood Leukaemia Research Group were on a mission to help raise awareness and support the ongoing cause to help those affected by the disease. They rolled up their sleeves and help spread the word about the fantastic work they are doing.

Read about how the researchers went about raising awareness of childhood leukaemia