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How Dimbleby Cancer Care is #makinglifebetter for people living with cancer

Anne Bodenham, 57, from Croydon used the Dimbleby Cancer Care Information and Support Services last year when she was diagnosed with Thymoma, an extremely rare cancer of the thymus gland that only affects two in a million people. She said: … Continue reading

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Great North Run For Mum

On Sunday Richard Welch, 31, from Wandsworth in south-west London, was among 56,000 runners who hit the streets of Newcastle for the Great North Run half marathon. He took on the challenge to raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care, who provided support … Continue reading

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The Greatest Quiz Night In The World!

We are delighted to invite you to take a table at The World’s Greatest Quiz Night hosted by David and Jonathan Dimbleby, Tuesday 23rd September in the wonderful riverside setting of Shepherds Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, in aid of Dimbleby Cancer … Continue reading

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Jonathan Dimbleby talks to The Independent

DCC Chair Jonathan Dimbleby talks to Charlie Cooper of The Independent about the work of Dimbleby Cancer Care and why it’s important to talk about cancer. Read the full article here.

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Guy’s Cancer Centre: David and Jonathan at the construction site for unveiling of Foundation Stone

Here in pictures are David and Jonathan Dimbleby at the unveiling of the foundation stone by Sir Richard Rogers at the construction site of the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s. Dimbleby Cancer Care have endowed £2million to the building which … Continue reading

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Important Day for the new KHP Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital

David and Jonathan Dimbleby are supporting a new fundraising appeal today to complete the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital where Dimbleby Cancer Care will continue to provide support and information for patients. The ‘laying of the foundation stone’ ceremony … Continue reading

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Jonathan Dimbleby pays tribute to friend and former DCC Administrator Georgie Grindlay

  Georgie Grindlay (1947-2014) “It is with deep sorrow that we report the death of Georgie Grindlay who had been at the heart of Dimbleby Cancer Care for almost a decade. She will be greatly missed by those who worked … Continue reading

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Cancer Care in London comes under fire

The Evening Standard this evening is leading with a headline that says CARE IN LONDON RATED UK’S WORST: 1,000 NEEDLESS CANCER DEATHS A YEAR. Figures suggest that 400,000 Londoners will be living with cancer by the year 2030, with London … Continue reading

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Study shows that cancer patients would like their symptoms tested sooner than NHS guidelines recommend

A Lancet Oncology study that was reported in The Daily Telegraph demonstrated that patients would prefer symptoms to be tested sooner than current NHS guidelines suggest. The article stated that current NICE guidelines recommend that patients should have symptoms that … Continue reading

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Support Keri in the London Marathon

Before Christmas we met up with Keri Wiltshire who has decided to take part in the 2014 London Marathon, raising money for Dimbleby Cancer Care through our partnership with charity Together We Can. We are very proud to have Keri … Continue reading

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