Guy Francis Bone Cancer Research Fund
Founded by teenage Osteosarcoma patient Guy Francis shortly before his death in 2002, the Fund asks Why? primary bone cancer is Britain’s Number 1 Teenage Cancer. The Why Guy? campaign questions the Causes? Lifestyle? Environment? Detection? Treatment? & Survival? of bone cancer in teenagers & young adults. Guy’s Fund raises money for vital research into Osteosarcoma and Ewing’s Sarcoma; promotes awareness and education, particularly through its S.I.G.N.S™ Patient Checklist Initiative; advocates a “Patient Voice”; and also campaigns for patients’ rights including important welfare reform for young people undergoing long term treatment programmes which may result in permanent physical disability.