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An Absolutely Fabulous Evening on the Thames

Last night we took to the Thames with 160 guests on the Silver Sturgeon for an evening of fine dining and entertainment, all in aid of the Dimbleby Marie Curie Research Fund. The two year, million pound collaborative project for … Continue reading

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‘Getting Down to Coping’ with Prostate Cancer

Every year, Dimbleby Cancer Care funds research projects into the issues surrounding cancer care. A lot of the projects we fund are preliminary studies that are later developed into more extensive research. We are very proud to have been involved … Continue reading

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The 2012 Richard Dimbleby Lecture – The New Enlightenment by Sir Paul Nurse

This year’s Richard Dimbleby Lecture was given by Nobel Prize winner and President of the Royal Society, Sir Paul Nurse. The annual lecture, which was screened on BBC 1, was founded in memory of the well-known broadcaster and is delivered … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Joanna Lumley – An invitation

On Tuesday 20th March 2012, Dimbleby Cancer Care in partnership with Marie Curie Cancer Care are holding a fundraising evening in aid of the Dimbleby Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Fund. David and Jonathan Dimbleby will be hosting a fabulous … Continue reading

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The Importance of Benefits Advice

In research published last week, Macmillan Cancer Support highlighted the vital support and benefits that many carers of people living with cancer are currently missing out on. – Almost half of the carers reported they experienced mental health problems such … Continue reading

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An Honorary Fellowship of Kings College London for David Dimbleby

Soon after the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity was established in 1967, one of the first acts was to endow the Richard Dimbleby Chair of Cancer Research at Kings College London. The third and current incumbent is Professor Tony Ng, who … Continue reading

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Runners Wanted: Apply Within

Before Christmas we told you about the BUPA London 2012 10,000 and how you could take part and raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. The Bupa London 10,000 is presented by the London Marathon and is run on the course … Continue reading

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Marianne Blake: A Tribute

Dimbleby Cancer Care has lost one of its most inspirational supporters. Marianne Blake died just after midnight on New Year’s Eve at the age of 37, following a tenacious five-year battle with a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. This … Continue reading

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Bupa London 10,000 2012

With only a few days to go now til the Christmas holidays, why not appease your over-indulgence over the coming week by planning ahead for the new year and setting your sights on doing something that’s good for you and … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans – by Melanie Stern

Mel is a freelance journalist from south London writing on business, finance, travel and the arts. She was editor of Financial Director magazine until May 2011. Even when my oncologist told me to cancel the two holidays I’d booked for … Continue reading

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