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Dimbleby Cancer Care was established in memory of Broadcaster Richard Dimbleby and exists to offer care and support to people living with cancer and to their families and carers Read more. Dimbleby Cancer Care relies solely on public donations to continue its work.

 

Dimbleby Cancer Care launches £500,000 Care For The Future fundraising appeal

Jonathan Dimbleby

Dimbleby Cancer Care has today launched the ‘Care for the Future’ appeal to raise £500,000 to continue and expand its work within the cancer community.

The appeal is launched by Chair of the charity, Jonathan Dimbleby. He said: “This is a very important day for the charity. The aim is to ensure that this generation and the next and the next receive the best supportive care available.

“By 2020 half of the people living in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetimes and it is expected that 38% of those diagnosed will survive. As the demand on the services increases, Dimbleby Cancer Care’s role in supporting those people living with the practical and psychological effects of cancer becomes ever more vital.”

The two-year appeal, focuses primarily on the charity’s work in South East London, serving a population of almost 2million people. It coincides with the opening of the new cancer centre at Guy’s hospital in 2016, where the charity’s Information and Support Services will be based.

To find out how to donate and get involved, go to www.dimblebycancercare.org/donate

CARE AND SUPPORT

Dimbleby_160413_73The Dimbleby Cancer Care Information and Support Centres at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London offer:

  • complementary therapies
  • psychological support
  • benefits advice
  • information about cancer
  • cancer-specific support groups

For enquiries & appointments:
020 7188 5918 or e-mail richarddimblebycentre@gstt.nhs.uk

CARE RESEARCH

000_3319aThe Dimbleby Cancer Care Research Fund is one of the UK’s major providers of grants for research into the support and care needs of people affected by cancer.

TREATMENT RESEARCH

Dimbleby Cancer Care endowed the Richard Dimbleby Chair of Cancer Research at King’s College London. The current incumbent, Professor Tony Ng, uses tissue imaging techniques to identify the most effective drug treatments for each individual patient.

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Fundraisers

If you are interested in taking part in a fundraising event for Dimbleby Cancer Care please email robin.pritchard@dimblebycancercare.org

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Annie Bodenham, 57, former cancer patient

 

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