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We Are Family

In September, cousins Kim Ropek and Rose Fletcher teamed up to organise a fundraising walk as a way of saying thank you to Dimbleby Cancer Care who supported them both through their cancer journey. Rose from Beckenham and Kim from … Continue reading

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Climb every mountain!

Tracy-Jane Hollyer from Greenhithe decided that she wanted to mark her uncle being given the all clear from throat cancer this year by undertaking a fundraising challenge for the charity that provided her uncle with support from the Dimbleby Cancer … Continue reading

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Nurse-led intervention helps carers’ manage medication and cancer pain

A study from charities Marie Curie and Dimbleby Cancer Care published today shows the potential benefits of a new nurse-led intervention in supporting carers to manage pain medication in people with terminal cancer. Researchers from the University of Southampton, Cardiff … Continue reading

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Festival of Wellbeing heads to Bermondsey Street

For first time the Festival of Wellbeing is coming to South London to celebrate the power of healthy life choices and complementary therapies alongside traditional medicine and treatments. When: Sunday 16th July Time: 11-4pm Where: Bermondsey Square, Tower Bridge Road, … Continue reading

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#Walk50 2017 raises over £35,000

Once again more than 80 walkers took to the streets of London to walk 50km last Friday night – 9th June . Now in it’s third year, the walkers marched the 50km route around London, through the night, along with Jonathan … Continue reading

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Dimbleby Macmillan Support Centre opens in Sidcup

Guy’s and St Thomas’ new cancer centre – Guy’s Cancer at Queen Mary’s Hospital (QMH), Sidcup – opened its doors to patients for the first time today (Monday 8 May). Following the opening of Guy’s Cancer at QMH, for the … Continue reading

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77Diamonds take on the Three Peaks Challenge

Staff from Mayfair based jeweller, 77 Diamonds, are putting their best foot forward this May as they take on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. The 12 colleagues are taking on the task of climbing Ben … Continue reading

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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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