Helping To Make Life Better For People Living With Cancer

Dimbleby Cancer Care was established in memory of Richard Dimbleby (above) 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.

Georgie Grindlay 1947-2014

DimblebyIMG_3889Very sadly on 3rd April 2014, Georgie Grindlay – former DCC Administrator – passed away following a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer last year. Georgie was a big part of the Dimbleby Cancer Care story over the last decade, playing a key role in establishing and administering the DCC Research Fund.

Jonathan Dimbleby – for whom she worked for a number of years prior to her work at the charity – paid tribute to her contribution to the charity and determination:

“Georgie’s commitment to DCC as our administrator was unstinting. She was gifted with a range of talents for which, as trustees, we were deeply indebted. She brought to the challenge of running a small charity, a sharp intellect and an invaluable readiness to speak her mind when it mattered. She was both wise and kind. She seemed never to think of herself; her focus was always on others. She was driven by a compassion for those facing the challenge of cancer that shaped her whole approach to DCC’s task.  She will remembered with affection and gratitude by those in the teams working on the front line at Guys and St Thomas’ who were beneficiaries of her gentle but tough-minded wisdom.”

She will be missed by all of us who worked with her and our sympathies go to her husband Tony and daughter Sam.

Georgie’s family have asked that in accordance with her wishes donations in her memory should be sent either to Dimbleby Cancer Care www.dimblebycancercare.org/donate or 020 7188 7889) or St Christopher’s Hospice (www.stchristophers.org.uk/donate or 020 8768 4575).

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.

FUNDRAISING Run for Charity! Run for DCC!

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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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