Paediatric oncologists have specialist expertise in managing children with cancer - find out more about this sub-specialty.


Tribute to Professor Sverre Lie

Professor Sverre Lie was one of the first paediatric oncologists in Norway and was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the College. Professor Sir Alan Craft looks back on his career as a founder member and later President of the Nordic Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology.

BPNA distance learning unit 11 - Neuro-oncology

Neuro-oncology starts with two sections that provide an overview of the epidemiology of central nervous system tumours in childhood and an introduction to tumour biology. The remainder of the unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association is more clinically based.

Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group - Project Grant

Little Princess Trust Project Grants - offers funds and grants to researchers to help beat childhood cancer.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline

Bone Cancer Research Trust - Skill Development Grants

Funding to enable researchers to learn new skills through short term laboratory visits. Funding is also available to attend conferences where new research findings are presented.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000