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Features, news, stories and interviews from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

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RBC Race for the Kids: everything you need to know

21 Sep 2023, 5:09 p.m.

It’s almost here! GOSH Charity’s annual 5k fun run, RBC Race for the Kids, is back in London’s Hyde Park on 7 October. Here’s everything you need to know to make it a family day out to remember.

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“He gets his car and rides around all three wards”– meet Hugo

11 Sep 2023, 5:28 p.m.

This Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we meet three-year-old Hugo.

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Stealth image guidance systems help reduce risk during brain surgery

6 Sep 2023, 9:04 a.m.

A generous donation from the Kusuma Trust will go towards funding two new Image Guidance Systems to help children like Sam.

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Four-year-old Joshua takes part in RBC Race for the Kids to help beat childhood cancer

1 Sep 2023, 12:07 p.m.

Last summer, four-year-old Joshua started treatment at GOSH for rhabdomyosarcoma. Fast-forward a year, and today Joshua is doing well. This October, he’ll be taking part in our family fun run, RBC Race for the Kids, alongside dad Chris and mum Marik…

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Only 2% of cancer research funding is dedicated to fighting children's cancer

31 Aug 2023, 12:01 p.m.

Cancer is the biggest killer in children aged one to 14 in the UK.

Yet despite this, on average, only 2 pence out of every £1 spent each year on cancer research goes towards dedicated research projects to find new ways of diagnosing and treating chil…

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