In response to news of Bradley Lowery’s passing Dr Guy Blanchard, Chair of Neuroblastoma UK (NBUK) said:
“All in the neuroblastoma community will be saddened to hear the news of Bradley’s death. Bradley’s story raised significant awareness of a disease that is responsible for 1 in 6 of all children’s cancer deaths. Through the world-leading research funded by Neuroblastoma UK, into improving both diagnosis and treatment of the disease, we will find a cure for neuroblastoma”.
Notes for editors:
· NBUK is a leading funder of research into neuroblastoma.
· Neuroblastoma is a cancer that affects children, mostly under the age of 5 years.
· Neuroblastoma is the second most common solid tumour in childhood.
· Neuroblastoma originates from the cells involved in the development of a baby’s nervous tissue.
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