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An Honorary Fellowship of Kings College London for David Dimbleby

Soon after the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity was established in 1967, one of the first acts was to endow the Richard Dimbleby Chair of Cancer Research at Kings College London. The third and current incumbent is Professor Tony Ng, who … Continue reading

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Runners Wanted: Apply Within

Before Christmas we told you about the BUPA London 2012 10,000 and how you could take part and raise money for Dimbleby Cancer Care. The Bupa London 10,000 is presented by the London Marathon and is run on the course … Continue reading

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Marianne Blake: A Tribute

Dimbleby Cancer Care has lost one of its most inspirational supporters. Marianne Blake died just after midnight on New Year’s Eve at the age of 37, following a tenacious five-year battle with a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer. This … Continue reading

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Bupa London 10,000 2012

With only a few days to go now til the Christmas holidays, why not appease your over-indulgence over the coming week by planning ahead for the new year and setting your sights on doing something that’s good for you and … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans – by Melanie Stern

Mel is a freelance journalist from south London writing on business, finance, travel and the arts. She was editor of Financial Director magazine until May 2011. Even when my oncologist told me to cancel the two holidays I’d booked for … Continue reading

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A new Cancer Centre at Guy’s: have your say

  Guys and St. Thomas ‘ are already two of the best hospitals in the country – but over the next ten years they are investing in a series of building projects that will create better hospitals providing better care. The … Continue reading

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In the Pipeline

Things are really hotting up in the fundraising and publicity ‘office’ this week – and when I say ‘office’ and I mean a very small room with 2 chairs in it. Anyway, we have quite a few projects on the … Continue reading

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Great South Run 2011

Yesterday we were at the Great South Run to watch Robin and 2 of his friends run the 10miles of the course for Dimbleby Cancer Care. What a great atmosphere and great day out. The weather was damp and chilly … Continue reading

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Cancer Care Research from DCC

Every year, the Dimbleby Cancer Care Research Fund funds up to £500,000 in grants to independent research projects. We recently conducted a survey to find out a bit more about the projects we have funded. The fund has been going … Continue reading

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