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.

 

The real cost of caring

A new 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.

Dimbleby Cancer Care at the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s

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Dimbleby Cancer Care has moved into it’s new home at the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s. You can visit the brand new drop-in Information centre in the Welcome Village on the ground floor. The Dimbleby Centre has a large information area and a suite of consulting, therapy and group activity rooms. All the rooms have been beautifully designed and furnished by local designer Sue King to create a calm, peaceful and welcoming environment. Phase 1 of the project is now complete with the addition of bespoke screens at the entrance of the centre in the coming weeks.

For full details of the new centre or to speak to one of the team, click here.

 

Read the latest edition of The DCC Times

The latest edition of our newsletter is now available.

Featuring news on all our recent fundraising activities plus very personal stories from people who have used the DCC services at Guy’s and St Thomas. Plus much much more.

Click here to download.

 

Get involved in 2017

In 2016 we celebrated our 50th year, and in 2017 we have lots planned to continue raising the vital funds we need to enable us to help make life better for people living with cancer. There are many ways you can get involved and help us make this year our most successful fundraising year yet. Check out our fundraising and events pages, and if you would like to get involved as a volunteer, get in touch at volunteering@dimblebycancercare.org.

262_28974_1500#Walk50 with us this summer!

Walk with us on June 9th this year and help us raise vital fund to help us provide care and support for people living with cancer far into the future. Find out more and sign up today – 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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