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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.

 

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Claudia Winkleman and Jo Brand co-host our Big Quiz Night

This year, Claudia Winkleman and Jo Brand join David and Jonathan Dimbleby to co-host our World’s Greatest Quiz Night with Quintessentially Foundation. The glittering night of brain-teasing questions, fabulous food and drink and an auction promising real ‘money can’t buy’ prizes hosted by Special Guest auctioneer Wynne Evans will take place on Tuesday 18th September in the stunning riverside marquee setting at St Thomas’ Hospital.

To find out more head to our Events Page.

Watch Jonathan Dimbleby on Good Morning Britain

Jonathan Dimbleby appeared on Good Morning Britain to talk about this year’s Walk50 event and the launch of our Cancer Care Map.

To watch, head over to our Facebook Page.

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Join us for a cup of #DimbleTea

In March we launched a brand new #DimbleTea fundraising campaign which has already raised over £1,200 in the first month alone. Organise your own bake sale, afternoon tea or office tea break and help us fundraise to support people living with cancer in the UK.

To find out more, click here.

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www.cancercaremap.org

To mark #WorldCancerDay2018 we launched our brand new UK wide online directory of cancer care services: www.cancercaremap.org.

To read all about it, click here.

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The real cost of caring

A study by Dimbleby Cancer Care has looked at the real impact on those caring for a loved one in the last three months of life. As well as the emotional impact of looking after a loved on, carers can provide up to 10-16 hours per day of informal care and have an average of £370 out of pocket expenditure often on medical equipment and care supplies.

To read more, click here.

 

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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 dimblebycancercare@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 Help us make life better for people living with cancer

Would you like to get involved in fundraising for Dimbleby Cancer Care? If so, do get in touch. Whether you have your own place already in an event like the Great South Run or the Bupa London 10k, or you’d like to get involved in Every Day In May or our 50km summer walk, we’ll support you every step of the way. Click here for more information.

Fundraisers

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

 

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Annie Bodenham, 57, former cancer patient

 

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