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EURO EWING Consortium May Newsletter

Along with the BCRT, we are proud to support the work of the EURO EWING Consortium (EEC). The EEC aims to improve survival and outcomes for patients with Ewing sarcoma. As a rare disease, it is essential that people in the field work together to share knowledge, experience, resources, and data, and for patients to be recruited to international trials. There is no funding from national organisations to support this so financial support from the Ewing’s Sarcoma Research Trust has been essential...

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Billy Mumby Memorial Football Match

Matt Curtis and the other friends of Billy Mumby are organising a Charity Football match in Billy's memory. Billy passed away from Ewing’s Sarcoma at just 21 years old. Billy was a football fanatic who played for 2 clubs throughout his life and his friends can think of no better way of remembering him than through a football match made up of his friends and former teammates. The event will take place on 9th July at Belton Recreation Ground and...

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Optimising the Treatment of Teenagers and Young Adults with Ewing Sarcoma through an Increased Understanding of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicity Biomarkers

Ewing sarcoma is a bone cancer that can be diagnosed at any age but is most commonly seen in teenagers. Current survival rates are highest in younger children and progressively fall with age, with potentially serious side-effects commonly associated with treatment. Routine tests do not accurately predict who will be cured or will experience increased side effects, which may be related to differences in drug exposures observed in different patient age groups. The current study will investigate what happens to the...

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Partnership with the GOSH Charity and Sparks National Funding Call

"The Ewing's Sarcoma Research Trust is delighted to be partnering with the GOSH Charity and Sparks National Funding Call 2020/2021. Early diagnosis of any cancer increases the chances of survival, but once diagnosed effective treatments are essential if we are to improve the outcomes for this rare cancer affecting the younger generation. We must build on recent progress to give Ewing's patients the same hope that every cancer patient can expect, and we hope that this research call will engender greater interest...