Conference media information
Contact our Press team
We can help with journalists' queries on:
- cancer facts and statistics
- our medical research
- our campaigning work
- our fundraising events
We can also provide:
- case studies
- CHILDREN with CANCER UK logos
For any journalist enquiries or to request an interview, please contact:
Tina Price, PR Manager
Tel: 01258 861 221 Out of hours: 07966 239 092
Read patient stories from families affected by childhood cancer.
We have spokespeople from across the charity. To request an interview, please contact Tina Price.
Eddie O'Gorman, OBE - Chairman and founder
Eddie O'Gorman founded the charity with his late wife Marion in memory of their two children, Paul and Jean, who tragically both died of cancer. Since then, he has devoted his life to overcoming childhood leukaemia and other cancers.
Eddie was made an Honorary Fellow of University College London in recognition of the Charity's contribution to cancer sciences in the UK.
Professor Denis Henshaw BSc, PhD - Honorary Scientific Director
Denis is Emeritus Professor of Human Radiation Effects at the University of Bristol.
He has been a scientific advisor to CHILDREN with CANCER UK for several years. He can speak about the scientific context of the conference and the research that we fund.
Caroline Blakely - Chief Executive
Caroline Blakely joined CHILDREN with CANCER UK in 2001 and became Chief Executive in 2009.
She previously ran her own HR and consultancy business for more than ten years. Caroline provides the strategic leadership for the Charity and speaks across a wide range of issues.