Parents raising money for their daughter to have cancer treatment are overwhelmed by the generosity of people around the world.
A new campaign has been launched in the North East today to raise awareness of kidney and bladder cancer.
A charity says many children do not receive enough support when they miss school for cancer treatments.
The parents of a girl who is battling cancer of the nervous system said they were overwhelmed by the generosity of people around the world. They are trying to raise £400,000 so Fraja, 5, can have extra treatment in America that she cannot receive here.
Donations have come from as far afield as the Falkland Islands and an Islamic Centre in Afghanistan.
A charity has said too little is spent on research into brain tumours, compared with other types of cancer. The report from Brain Tumour Research said only 0.8% of total spending on cancer research goes towards the brain.
That figure is falling, even though the number of cases is on the rise.
Cancer patients in County Durham are now being treated closer to home after the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.
The unit is a local treatment centre for local people - so it was only fitting that it was opened by a local celebrity.
You can watch the full report from Katie Oakes below.
X Factor star Joe McElderry has been at the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital today.
While he was there, we caught up with him to find out what the South Shields singer was up to at the moment.
Joe McElderry has been at the opening of a new chemotherapy unit at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital.
We asked him how important it was for local people to have a local treatment centre.
South Shields' Joe McElderry has been in Consett today opening a new £500,000 cancer unit at Shotley Hospital.
X Factor winner Joe McElderry is officially opening a new chemotherapy unit near Consett today.
The Woodlands Centre at Shotley Bridge Community Hospital cost half a million pounds to build.
It means patients will no longer have to travel to Durham for treatment.
What is hoped to be a revolutionary new cancer drug is having its first trial in Newcastle.
The trial, which is taking place at the Sir Bobby Robson centre at the Freeman Hospital, is exciting because it is the first time cancer cells have been targeted in this way.
As Julia Barthram reports - the eyes of the world are on Newcastle to see if this is the longed-for breakthrough in the fight against cancer.
You can watch her full report below.