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Dying Matters

Getting people talking about death Continue reading

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2011 Research Awards Announced

Three new research grants announced Continue reading

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A story of love, grief & the colours of existence

Do You Realise by Marion Steel has just been published (O Books). Marion is one of the psychotherapists working in the Dimbleby Cancer Care Support and Information Services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. The book’s compelling narrative centres on … Continue reading

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Fundraiser in Clapham

The Prince of Wales pub in Clapham was the venue for an amazing fundraising night for Dimbleby Cancer Care on 20th November.  There was live music, dancing, raffles, auctions – and excellent beer. Tom and Anne Dargan, along with the … Continue reading

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Joint Dimbleby Cancer Care – Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Fund launched

First call for bids for research funding is announced Dimbleby Cancer Care has joined forces with Marie Curie Cancer to establish a new £500,000 Research Fund which aims to find ways of improving end-of-life care. The Dimbleby Marie Curie Cancer … Continue reading

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Fundraising Down Under

Runner completes Sydney Half-Marathon for Dimbleby Cancer Care Inspired by Marianne Blake’s London Marathon triumph (see news item ‘Marianne’s Money Makes a Difference), a friend of hers in Australia, Jonathan Ramsay, has recently completed the Sydney Half-Marathon to raise funds … Continue reading

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Marianne’s Money Makes a Difference

Funds raised by London Marathon runner provide vital materials for Dimbleby Laboratories Earlier this year, following a gruelling training programme in snow and ice, Marianne Blake ran the 2010 London Marathon, despite the fact she is suffering from an aggressive form … Continue reading

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New radio show for those living with pain

Pain concern launches fortnightly radio programme The charity Pain Concern has launched a series of radio programmes – Airing Pain – which will give information and support for people living with chronic pain.  Through interviews, discussions, questions and answers the … Continue reading

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Cancer patients still unaware of free prescription entitlement

Many cancer patients are still unaware that since 1st April 2009, cancer patients are entitled to free prescriptions, says DCC’s new Benefits Adviser, Gary Martin who is from Southwark Citizens Advice Bureaux. Since 1st April 2009, all cancer patients have … Continue reading

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