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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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Local charity heroes raise over £2,000!

Our friends at the Harrodian School in Barnes have been busy raising money for Dimbleby Cancer Care, last week presenting us with a cheque for an amazing £2,019.18! Head of Upper Prep and Year 11s, Mr Ben Roets has been … Continue reading

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A right Royal #DimbleTea

Yesterday we held our second #DimbleTea at our centre at Guy’s Cancer Centre to mark the Royal wedding. We had freshly baked cakes and cookies from some of our lovely nurses and therapists, from the Dimbleby charity tea and donated … Continue reading

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Walk50 2018 – Here’s Annie

As part of her ongoing fundraising efforts, Annie Bodenham will be on another epic challenge this summer. Ever since Dimbleby Cancer Care supported Annie through her cancer battle in 2014, she has been an avid supporter, raising £1,468 through various … Continue reading

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Brewing up for a good cause

Big hearted staff from Soak&Sleep in Surrey have helped raise £190 for Dimbleby Cancer Care by holding an afternoon tea fundraiser. The event took place at the company’s headquarters in Guildford in April and with a selection of tasty savoury … Continue reading

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#Walk50 – the man who did it in heels

David Allen has been a valued supporter of Dimbleby Cancer Care since 2014 as a volunteer, as a sponsor, and as a fundraiser when he took on the Three Peaks Challenge for us last year. And in 2016 he donned … Continue reading

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#Walk50 – Can you go the distance?

This year #Walk50 gives you three options: you can take on the full 50km challenge, or walk a very respectable 25km, or join in with your family for a 12km walk at the start of the event. Everyone will set … Continue reading

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Lauren’s story: facing cancer as a young mother

Lauren Tedaldi, 33, from London, was diagnosed with breast cancer shortly after the birth of her daughter in 2016.  “I found out that I had the BRCA1 gene just after I turned 30 in January 2015, I remember because it … Continue reading

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