Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People

Funding and ethical approval


The Candlelighters Trust has supported the work of the Yorkshire Register YSRCCYP for 30 years, and has announced their continuation to do so for a further 3 years. In total, we have received over £1.5M in funding from the Candlelighters Trust.

Since 2017 funding has been provided by the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust in addition to the Candlelighters Trust,  securing grant funding of £232,000 for the epidemiological research programme through until August 2020.

Ethical Approval

The YSRCCYP has ethical approval from the Northern and Yorkshire Multi Centre Research Ethics Committee (MREC, REC Reference: 00/3/001) and approval under section 251 of the NHS Act (2006) for holding identifiable patient data from the Health Research Authority Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG Reference 20/CAG/0133).

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