Category Archives: News

We’re hiring! Come and join our team.

Dimbleby Cancer Care are hiring! We’re on the look out for a part-time team assistant to support our small but dynamic team as we prepare to launch our brand new information website and embark on a £1million fundraising campaign. The … Continue reading

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New study reveals the huge contribution of carers

A landmark new study has revealed that family carers of people with cancer are providing care beyond the safe working hours recommended to preserve their health and wellbeing. The Dimbleby Cancer Care funded study, ‘The contributions of family care-giving at … Continue reading

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Walking could improve quality of life for those with advanced cancer

A new study being published on the 16 February 2017 in the journal BMJ Open has found that walking can provide positive benefits for those with advanced cancer. Funded by Dimbleby Cancer Care and led by researchers from the Florence … Continue reading

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A Message of Hope for the year ahead

As we approach the end of what has for many been a very turbulent year, we’d like to share with you the reading that our friend and fundraiser Asha Umrawsingh wrote for us for our recent Carols by Candlelight: A … Continue reading

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Fundraising is a piece of cake for Kent friends

A group of friends from Kent have hosted a charity cake sale to raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. Rhonda Summerbell, Emma Brooks, Fiona Patel, Jane Powell and Sinead Tierney, all from Beckenham, wanted to find a way to say … Continue reading

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VIP Quiz Night raises £52,000

Last night David and Jonathan Dimbleby welcomed Claudia Winkleman back to host the 3rd annual World’s Greatest Quiz Night in partnership with Quintessentially Foundation. Ben Elliot, Zac Goldsmith, Aaron Simpson, Henry Dimbleby, Patrick Grant, Simon Callow, Jo Brand, Rachel Johnson and Tom … Continue reading

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Fundraising brother runs 100km in memory of his sister

Very sadly, in March this year, Vaughan Illingworth’s sister Sarah died after living with breast cancer for 17 years. Before she died, Sarah and her husband John decided with Vaughan, 51, from Bramley in Hampshire, to chose the Race to the Stones … Continue reading

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Kelly Potter: a true inspiration

Today we learned the very sad news that Kelly Potter, who had become a huge advocate and supporter of the work of Dimbleby Cancer Care, has died a year after her stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Kelly had undergone extensive treatment at … Continue reading

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Cancer: Then and Now

Macmillan have today released a detailed report that looks at how cancer treatment and care has progressed over the last 40 years. Cancer is no longer necessarily the ‘death sentence’ that it was 40-50 years ago. Early diagnosis is key, … Continue reading

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Buffaloes charge ahead with charity fundraising

The Jack Wood Lodge of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes has chosen Dimbleby Cancer Care as its Charity of The Year. The Lodge, which meets once a week in Lambeth, kicked off its fundraising efforts with a 10 bridges walk … Continue reading

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