News archive

Bone Cancer Awareness Week
Can we count you in for Saving Life and Limb? This year's Bone Cancer Awareness Week (13-19 October) will focus on early diagnosis to help patients and doctors spot the symptoms sooner. read more...
Call for expert Trustees
We are seeking skilled professions who are involved in the treatment/support of patients with bone cancer; have a medical or scientific background or expertise of cancer related clinical science research. read more...
BCRT annual conference: World-class
Our conference brought together a wealth of expert content and amazing personal stories with so many memorable highlights and a great mix of people. read more...
Volunteer with our amazing Charity
We have a range of opportunities including admin, fundraising and events, PR and communications … see what two of our devoted volunteers have to say. read more...
BCRT Conference
Our two-day patients and supporters conference is taking place in June at Chesford Grange, Warwickshire and registration is now open. read more...
BCRT researcher awarded prestigious honour
Bone Cancer Research Trust (BCRT) researcher Professor Adrienne Flanagan has been elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences. read more...
Birmingham Stair Climb
Take part in BCRT's first ever stair climb challenge on 1 June at the ultra-impressive Radisson Blu's Beetham Tower, Birmingham. read more...
Fundraiser in memory of Mary
Weston College students dug deep to raise almost £4,000 for BCRT during their annual fundraising week in memory of Mary Collard. read more...
BCRT boost for new research
We are delighted to announce Professor Donald Salter and his team from the University of Edinburgh have been awarded £114,018 to develop a more targeted approach to osteosarcoma therapy. read more...
Community Fundraiser Vacancy
An exciting opportunity to join BCRT as our first ever Community Fundraiser, managing our current volunteer-led fundraising activities. read more...
Fluoride levels have ‘no impact’ on primary bone cancer
Researchers found higher levels of natural or artificial fluoride in drinking water in the UK had no impact on the incidence of either osteosarcoma or Ewing’s sarcoma in people aged 0-49. read more...
Calls for earlier diagnosis by GPs over bone cancer survival rates
BCRT is calling for earlier diagnosis by GPs after a new report revealed primary bone cancer survival rates have not improved in 25 years. read more...
A week of awareness
With your help we had our most successful awareness week to-date in October. read more...
Music extravaganza – 30 November
Coventry Central Hall will be transported to a musical haven of sounds from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Tickets are just £10 and BCRT is one of the beneficiary charities. read more...
BCAW 5 – 12 October
We have had a tremendous week of awareness but it’s not too late for you to get involved. read more...
Secure your place(s) for our next conference
Register now for our next patients and supporters conference on 12 October in Bristol read more...
Research and Information Officer vacancy
An exciting opportunity has arisen at BCRT, for a Research & Information Officer to join our small, dedicated team. read more...
GP charges - a backwards step for bone cancer diagnosis
Latest research shows over 50% of GPs back NHS suggestions to charge for routine appointments- this could delay bone cancer diagnosis. read more...
BCRT Annual Review 2012
Our first annual review is now available. To order a copy please email info@bcrt.org.uk read more...
Read all about ‘No Limb-its’
If you were unable to attend our conference read all about it here, watch the videos and take a peek at the pictures ... read more...
Richardson Endowed supports Team Eddy!
Richardson Endowed Primary School and the Smalley community in Derbyshire showed incredible generosity to BCRT by fundraising through the first half of 2013. read more...
Patients and Supporters Conference
You will soon be able to secure your place(s) for our next conference in Bristol. If you missed June’s conference a website update will be available shortly. read more...
Sainsbury’s Check Out £5,560 for BCRT
We are so grateful for the team and customers of Sainsbury's Biggleswade who supported us for the last year. read more...
BCRT Support Page
BCRT is proud to launch it's 'Support' Facebook page. Please visit and 'like' our 'Support' page and post a comment and let us have your feedback read more...
Patients’ and supporters’ conference
Secure your place(s) for our patients’ and supporters’ conference, Saturday 22 June - Sunday 23 June, Weetwood Hall, Leeds. read more...
Recent achievements help cement BCRT’s future
Over £1.5m research funded; Information Standard accreditation and new Trustees appointed – all helping to make a real difference read more...
PR Officer vacancy
An exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join the team as BCRT’s first PR Officer. read more...
Virgin London Marathon 2013
We want to wish everybody taking part in this year's Virgin London Marathon the very best of luck, especially our incredible Team Bones runners. read more...
World Cancer Day
In support of World Cancer Day, Craig Gerrand, BCRT Trustee and Chair of the Research and Information Committee speaks out about the need for research. read more...
Siblings research
Bangor University is conducting a study to understand the experiences of siblings (aged 3 – 16 years) of children who have life-limiting conditions. read more...
Caleb Hill fundraising extravaganza
Join Caleb, family and friends for a fun packed day on Saturday 16 March 2013 at Kippax Leisure Centre. All proceeds to BCRT read more...
Our first Research Fellowships
BCRT awards its first Research Fellowship grants aimed to improve outcomes of primary bone cancer patients. read more...
Exciting Corporate Fundraiser Opportunity
If you have what it takes to develop and implement a sustainable strategy to grow our income stream then this could just be your dream job. Closing date is 5pm on Monday 28th January 2013. read more...
Become a Trustee for BCRT
BCRT is seeking skilled people to become Trustees of the Charity. We are particularly looking for legal, medical or financial skills but most important is enthusiasm!

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We've moved
BCRT has now moved to new offices in Horsforth, Leeds. read more...
BCRT logo raises awareness
The football team at the school where Rose Allocca was a pupil are raising awareness though the beautiful game read more...
BCRT resource "highly commended" by BMA
BCRT patient information resource "What you need to know about Primary Bone Cancer – Osteosarcoma" "highly recommended" by BMA read more...
National Sarcoma Study Day
BCRT is proud to support 'National Sarcoma Study Day' for nurses, AHP and senior clinicians. read more...
BCRT Conference update
Read all about our 6th Annual Patients' and Supporters' Conference and watch the day's presentations read more...
York 10k volunteers needed
Are you free on Sunday 5 August to volunteer as a race marshal? read more...
BCRT Information & Research Officer
We’re delighted to announce that our new Information & Research Officer, Dr Harriet Unsworth has joined BCRT read more...
Good Luck to the Redgarth Rollers
Five "casual cyclists" of advancing years take on the "John O'Groats to Land's End Challenge" in memory of Callum Weir read more...
BCRT Annual Patient's & Supporter's Conference

The 2012 BCRT Conference will take place on Saturday 23rd June at The Oxford Hotel (formely known as the Barceló Oxford Hotel).

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Former BCRT Trustee on Deal or No Deal tomorrow
Tune in to Channel 4 on Wednesday 2nd May at 4pm to see Nick Bones on Deal or No Deal read more...
Congratulations Team Bones!
Good Luck to all Team Bones runners at the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday
Meet the amazing people who are running for Team Bones this weekend read more...
BCRT Research Fellowship Award 2012 - Apply Now
This BCRT Research Fellowship scheme is for individuals committed to a career in academic clinically related research in bone cancers. read more...
Count To Ten
This is an uplifting true story of personal courage, astonishing achievements and the triumph of medicine and the human spirit over an appalling illness read more...
Olympian Tracey Morris is motivating Team Bones London Marathon runners
Vacancy - Accounts Assistant
An opportunity has arisen at BCRT, for an Accounts Assistant. This role is to assist the Accounting Technician with the accounting function of the charity. read more...
Royal Parks Half Marathon 2012
*** Early bird discount*** join Team Bones before 31st January 2012 you can enter for only £40. read more...
Callum Flynn is crowned Britain's Kindest Kid
We’re thrilled that Callum Flynn has been named Britain’s Kindest Kid. read more...
Vacancy - Information & Research Officer
An opportunity has arisen at BCRT, for an Information & Research Officer. The main purpose of this role is to help meet the information and research needs of the charity and its supporters. read more...
Final guidance released for new osteosarcoma treatment
Please vote for Callum for Britain's Kindest Kid
Callum Flynn aged 16 from Leigh in Manchester is one of the finalists for Britain’s Kindest Kid 2011. read more...
Dr John Newby
It is with great sadness and deep regret that we announce the sudden passing of Dr John Newby, the BCRT Information Officer. read more...
Bone Cancer Awareness Week
Thank you to everyone who got involved with Bone Cancer Awareness Week. If you couldn't hold a Bake It event and would still like to just click here for everything you need. read more...
Alex - A Life Fast Forward
This fascinating documentary which was part of the Extraordinary Me series on BBC3 earlier this year is still available to watch on BBC iPlayer read more...
National Sarcoma Nurse Forum
This is taking place on Friday 30th September 10am-3pm at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford read more...
London Marathon - run for Team Bones
If you would like to run for Team Bones in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon, please click here for more details. read more...
You Can Now Donate by Text...
Text 'BCRT11' followed by '£(donation up to £10)' to 70070 read more...
Virgin London Marathon 2012
Run for BCRT! read more...
Challenge Yourself for BCRT
Run with Santa, Trek the Sahara, cycle to Paris or jump out of a plane - the choice is yours! read more...
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