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Quintessentially Foundation Quiz Night Raises over £42,000 for Dimbleby Cancer Care

On Tuesday 23rd September Quintessentially Foundation in partnership with Dimbleby Cancer Care invited 40 teams to fight it out to become winners of the first ever World’s Greatest Quiz Night. The brainchild of Quintessentially founder Ben Elliot, the quiz night … Continue reading

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Claudia Winkleman, Nicholas Hewer and Jo Brand join David and Jonathan Dimbleby for the World’s Greatest Quiz Night

On 23rd September David and Jonathan Dimbleby will be joined by a host of famous faces to take part in the World’s Greatest Quiz Night to help launch the £500,000 Care For The Future fundraising appeal for Dimbleby Cancer Care. … Continue reading

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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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