The BIG fight for little people

Current Projects

We are currently raising money for the following projects:


TrueBeam™ a state-of-the-art radiotherapy and radiosurgery system.

The TrueBeam™ system is one of the latest advances in radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems.

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Proton Beam Therapy

Proton therapy is a type of external beam radiotherapy that uses ionizing radiation.

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The Childrens Play Room

In the radiotherapy department we have a dedicated play area for children. The playroom is a valuable resource for us all.

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Minature Radiotherapy Machine for the Play Area

Over the next year, The Play Specialists within the Radiotherapy Department will be working with our engineers to develop and create a miniature radiotherapy treatment machine to be used in our Playroom with children and young people.

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Current Miscellaneous Wish List for the Radiotherapy Unit

Lazy-Boy Comfy Chair for Family Waiting Area by Fish Tank
Walkie-Talkies for Treatment Rooms x 3 Sets
CD Docking Stations x 3
Projector for Films during Treatment x 2
Portable Trolley for Projector and DVD’s x 2
Wheelchair User-Friendly Arts & Crafts Table for Play Room
PS4 for Adolescent Chill Out Room
Xbox One for Adolescent Waiting Area
Games for Consoles
Camera for Patient Preparation/Treatment Photos

RapidArc Radiotherapy

RapidArc radiotherapy makes it possible to monitor patient breathing and compensate for tumor motion while quickly delivering dose during a continuous rotation around the patient.

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Future Projects

In 2017 the UCLH will hopefully open one of only two Proton Beam Therapy Centres in the UK and Fight for Life hope to be a part of this and raise funds for the revolutionary treatment centre.

The Radiotherapy Anaesthetist Room

Our anaesthetic room has been transformed into a bright, vibrant and inviting room. Children sometimes are reluctant to enter anaesthetic rooms as they are anxious about what is about to happen the other side of the doors.

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Paediatric DVD

Following on from the success of our Adolescent Preparation DVD, “Radiotherapy: What’s it all About?” we are currently working on a new preparation DVD for our younger patients coming for radiotherapy treatment.

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Putting a smile on a child's face...

Every year we host a children’s Christmas Party at Hard Rock Cafe, London. Click below to see how we help make a difference.

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