Not just another cancer book

Twelve years ago Bernard Crix was diagnosed with inoperable cancer and given about a year to live.  Thanks to a combination of positive thinking, support from family and friends – and a crack medical team at Guy’s Hospital – he is still here,  well,  and…

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We are always grateful for new donations and recently we were very excited to recieve a sizeable fundraising donation from the team at Hanover Communications who took part in the Richmond River 10k Run. The raised almost £1000 for Dimbleby…

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Dying Matters

The British are particularly reticent when it comes to discussing death. The Dying Matters Coalition – of which Dimbleby Cancer Care is a member – has been working with its diverse membership to get some national conversations going. Most recently…

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With so little funding available for research into the psychosocial and practical needs of people with cancer, Dimbleby Cancer Care Research Fund finds itself inundated with bids each year.  Shortlisting is increasingly difficult, and this year was no exception, with…

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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 death…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 programmes will…

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