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The World’s Greatest Quiz Night, 2018

Stars from the world of television and broadcast attended a glamorous charity quiz night in London, on Tuesday 18th September 2018, that raised over £40,000 to support people with cancer, their carers and family. Presenter Claudia Winkleman and comedian Jo … Continue reading

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Carers of terminally ill up to seven-times more likely to have mental health problems

Carers for people with cancer are between 5 and 7 times more likely to have mental health problems than the general population, according to a landmark new study. The Dimbleby Cancer Care funded study identifies a major public health concern, … Continue reading

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The latest DCC Times – now available to download

The latest edition of The DCC Times is now available to download. Packed full of information, this edition includes news of our recent Walk50 event, our award winning team at the Dimbleby Macmillan Support Centre in Sidcup, Cancer Care Map … Continue reading

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The Oncology Games 2018

The first ever ‘Oncology Games’ happened on the weekend of 23/24th July in Rome, Italy in the beautiful stadium of Stadio-della-Farnesina. The UK was represented by 4 patients from the London Area. All the participants have a diagnosis of advanced … Continue reading

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Award recognition for our team at the Dimbleby Macmillan Support Centre

Staff, patients and volunteers at the Dimbleby Macmillan Support Centre are celebrating, after receiving a prestigious award which recognises high standards in cancer care. Situated in the Guy’s Cancer Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, the service has been … Continue reading

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We’re hiring! Full-time Fundraiser – Corporate, Sponsorship & Major Gifts

Dimbleby Cancer Care was established in 1966 following the death from testicular cancer of Britain’s best loved broadcaster Richard Dimbleby at the age of 52. The charity focusses on supporting people living with cancer, their families and carers, during and … Continue reading

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Our biggest DimbleTea yet comes to Devon

This weekend, long-time Dimbleby Cancer Care supporters Stella Stothart and Gail Mosley hosted a DimbleTea in Dittisham, Devon, raising over £750. Stella tells us: “The day started with enormous black clouds as we optimistically set out tables and chairs under … Continue reading

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‘Care provided by specialist cancer nurses helps improve life expectancy of patients with lung cancer’, says new study

A new study looking at the picture of lung cancer care in England, finds that patients with lung cancer experience significantly better outcomes in terms of life expectancy, avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions and managing the effects of treatment when cared … Continue reading

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Walk50 2018 – We did it!

The money is still rolling in from our biggest Walk50 event yet which took place last Friday night in Central London. 111 fundraisers ranging in age from 6 to 81 took part in either the 12km, 25km or through the … Continue reading

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Soak and Sleep-walking

13 members of staff from Guildford based company Soak&Sleep will be donning their pyjamas this month to walk 12km to raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. The team is taking part in our #Walk50 challenge on 15 June which sees … Continue reading

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