World Child Cancer

This year’s charity works to help children with cancer in the developing world. The UK government will donate £1 for every £1 raised


Seasonal Appeal World Child Cancer 2013
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Introducing World Child Cancer

How the FT’s Seasonal Appeal partner helps children with cancer in the developing world

Bangladeshi cancer patient Al Amin, two, with his mum

FT raises £1.4m for World Cancer Charity

Seasonal appeal enables London-based charity to expand work

Seasonal Appeal auction

Bid for dinner with the FT

You can enjoy an exclusive Christie’s dinner hosted by your favourite FT writer

Bangladeshi cancer patient Al Amin, two, with his mum

Cancer patients need regional solutions

Some child cancers are more common in low-income countries

FT seasonal Appeal Malawi
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Cancer eclipsed as funding goes elsewhere

Focus on HIV, malaria and TB rather than non-infectious illnesses

A leukaemia sufferer in Bangladesh is comforted by his grandmother

Vital work in a young nation

How World Child Cancer offers help and hope to Bangladeshi patients and their families

Charity steps in with cancer drugs

Without help, patients would struggle to get vital drugs

‘Welcome packs’ vital tool in cancer care

Aid to families helps keep sick children in Malawi hospital

Dailiy and her mother
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One girl’s cancer battle in Myanmar

In a tattered health service, 12-year-old Dailiy faces leukaemia

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FT Business School Challenge 2014

Imperial College Business School wins the inaugural Business School Challenge in aid of World Child Cancer

Sick children face pain and lack of cure

Developing world suffers from shortage of expertise

Cancer care cost a struggle for Ghanaians

World Child Cancer partners with hospital to subsidise treatments

Oncologist returns home to help children

Lorna Renner linked Korle Bu hospital and World Child Cancer

Cancer scheme looks to man on motorbike

Visits to Malawi’s rural areas ensure children receive treatments

Hopes and dreams for a girl with cancer

A young Ghanaian receives treatment in a ward supported by World Child Cancer

FT Seasonal Appeal: World Child Cancer

Our charity partner for this year’s appeal is working to treat curable cancers in children. Shawn Donnan and Andres Schipani introduce the charity’s

Seasonal Appeal: combating child cancer

The FT launches its campaign in support of World Child Cancer


The FT has chosen World Child Cancer as its partner in the 2013 Seasonal Appeal. Throughout the holiday season FT journalists will be looking at WCC’s work to help children with cancer in the developing world and examining the wider problem.