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Breakthrough drug may reduce risk of wom...

A breakthrough drug can drastically reduce the risk of women with the ‘Angelina Jolie gene’ dying from breast cancer. Scientists studied nearly 2,000 women with early-stage cancer, all of whom carried BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. Half received olaparib tablets to be taken twice daily for a year, while the others received a placebo. The results […]

United Health Foundation invests in nonp...

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has awarded a three-year, $2 million grant to HealthNet Inc., a nonprofit healthcare provider serving Indiana, to expand access to primary and behavioral health care in Indiana’s Morgan and Monroe counties, as well as high-poverty areas of Indianapolis. “I am very pleased to […]

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The fashion industry has played an important role in the fundraising and campaigning activities of a number of charities. From Breast Cancer Now’s The showa fashion show featuring models living with or beyond breast cancer, at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal’s (PETA), ‘I’d rather go naked than wear fur‘ countryside. The fashion world […]

Yolo Jo’s charity celebrates its fifth a

03/04/2022 Everyone knew Jo Williams. And to know her was to love her. She was the life and soul of where she worked at Shop Direct in Speke and was always laughing. “Jo knew everyone in the building, and they all knew her and loved her,” says her husband David. “She was 100% positive.” Jo […]

Milton Keynes charity pays tribute to ‘l

A charity in Milton Keynes has paid tribute to the ‘larger than life’ BBC radio producer who died exactly a year ago today (March 3). Brain Tumor Researchwho is based in Shenley Wood, pays tribute to Simon Willis, of Aspley Guise. Simon died from an aggressive and incurable brain tumor. He was best known for […]

Ladies start sea swimming every day in B...

Two local ladies took the first of a daily series of freezing sea dips in Burnham-On-Sea this week as they launch a month-long fundraising challenge for a charity close to their hearts . Sarah Harrison from Rooksbridge and Amanda Shine from Highbridge are hoping to raise hundreds of pounds for Cancer Research UK with a […]

Toddler’s seizure on first day at nurser

When two-year-old Megan Evans suffered a seizure on her very first day at nursery, doctors at first thought it might have been due to separation anxiety. But her parents sensed something was seriously wrong, and their suspicions were proven six months later when their daughter was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. It was the […]

Dr. Jay Cordell Bott | News, Sports, Jo...

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a truly wonderful man, Dr. Jay Cordell Bott, who passed away suddenly in his sleep on Saturday, February 19, 2022. Cordell was born on October 31, 1947, to Leroy J. Bott Jr. and Blanche Toombs Bott in Salt Lake City, […]

North Wales man raises funds after best ...

An avid cyclist takes a bike ride abroad and raises funds for brain tumor research to support his friend who has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Andy Griffiths, 55, from Leamington Spa, had originally planned to travel to Belgium in his motorhome with his wife Sandra (“Sandy”), 62, to cycle around Flanders, also known […]

NY AG – NBC New York

What there is to know More than $640,000 recovered from breast cancer organizations and individuals who defrauded New Yorkers will be divided among five reputable nonprofit organizations truly leading the fight against breast cancer, announced New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday. The Office of the Attorney General’s Office of Charities selected five nonprofits […]

Actress Helen McCrory’s family and nephe

The family of actor Helen McCrory and her young nephew have raised almost £100,000 for charity in their memory after the couple died within months of each other. Loved ones of the beloved Peaky Blinders star were devastated in November 2020 when 20-year-old former private schoolboy Hugo Yaxley lost his life in a car crash. […]

Licensing commission approves applicatio...

The Iowa Pharmacy Board said a woman convicted of stealing $3,486 from a cancer charity can now work as a state-licensed pharmacy technician. State records indicate that the board recently approved LeAnne Hicks’ application to work in Iowa as a state-registered pharmacy technician. The endorsement requires Hicks to notify all future pharmacy employers of his […]

Flagship tool developed to diagnose infl...

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A first-of-its-kind tool could help doctors better diagnose inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). The new tool and the results of the analysis were recently published in Breast cancer research and treatment. The tool was developed through a collaborative effort between Susan G. Komen, the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Milburn Foundation, which brought […]

Man who suffered from ‘permanent headach

A woman has paid a moving tribute to her ‘hard-working’ and ‘healthy’ husband who tragically passed away after his ‘permanent headache’ turned out to be a fatal brain tumour. Mum-of-three Lara Griffith, 43, says her husband Karl, 54, died of a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumor on January 6, was previously “fit and healthy” and […]

Virtual, Inc. Promotes Miriam Macedo to ...

Macedo’s Progress Reflects Virtual’s Commitment to Maximizing Employee Engagement, Talent and Business Growth WAKEFIELD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virtual, Inc., a professional services firm that enables organizations to achieve their goals and stand out in the world, today announced the promotion of Miriam Macedo to the position of Director of Talent Development, reports to Bonnie Bystrek, Chief People […]

Scientists develop unique test to detect...

Scientists are developing a ‘breakthrough’ test to predict a woman’s risk of four cancers using a single sample taken during cervical screening. Using cervical cells from a routine Pap smear, experts may be able to detect ovarian and breast cancer or predict their likelihood of developing, according to two articles published in the journal Nature […]

NHS cancer patients will receive pioneer...

Thousands of NHS cancer patients who have exhausted all other options are being offered liquid biopsy blood tests to pair with personalized medication. Breakthrough genetic analysis gives patients a better chance of successfully trying new treatments. A pioneering program piloted by the Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester has proven so successful that it is […]

Dalkeith Country Park raises £16,850.26

Presentation of CHAS checks at Dalkeith Country Park. The partnership began in May 2019 with the goal of raising significant funds for children with life-limiting illnesses through a series of events and company-wide donations, and has been extended to end beginning of January 2022 due to the pandemic. CHAS Managing Director Rami Okasha said: ‘Dalkeith […]

Chemo comfort bags delivered to QA after...

Jenna Murray, 41, from Port Solent, hand-delivered 125 chemo comfort bags on Monday, with her husband Alyn Murray and neighbor Richard Simmons, at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham. The donation comes after Jenna’s friends and family, including Alyn and their 13-year-old son Connor, took part in a 75-mile ‘Tower to Tower’ walk from Tower […]

Bin your bra! National Roads Program in...

A major road project in Fenland is calling on women to donate their bras to help raise funds for pioneering breast cancer research and to support countries in Africa and around the world. The A47 Guyhirn National Motorway Junction Program team have partnered with the charity Against Breast Cancer and are appealing for your help. […]

TNBC’s deceased East Lancs woman recalls

TWO people are raising money to support a new breast cancer charity following the death of a close family member. Lewis Baxter, 23, and Judith Robinson, 49, were the son and sister of Ruth Baxter, who died of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) in July 2020. She had spent more than 10 years as a […]

Pink Week 2022: The Tab meets this year’

Pink Week is back in person, and it’s bigger and better than ever! Each year the students organize a series of Pink Week events to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer charities. Pink Week began in 2014, when Clare College student Nina Rauch set it up to celebrate her late mother. Since then, Pink […]

First Lady DeSantis completes final chem...

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis has received her final chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday. It has been almost five months since his diagnosis was made public by the governor’s office in early October. The governor updated Floridians and the press on the stage of his treatment at the end of […]

Gran’s ‘impressive’ charity hike in the

‘AWESOME’ trek through the desert has raised over £1,500 for cancer charity. Bronwyn Brodie battled 25C temperatures and soft sand as she rode 100 kilometers through Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon, for Maggie’s benefit. Bronwyn, who works with young people with additional support needs at Musselburgh Grammar School, flew from […]

Reduce racial disparities in cancer outc...

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, but there are significant disparities by race and ethnicity. While the rate of new cases is similar for white and black patients, the death rate for black cancer patients continues to be higher (173 per 100,000 people) than for white people (153 for […]

Cancer charity is offering half-price en...

Race for Life from Cancer Research UK CREDIT: Lesley Martin Submitted by Cancer Research UK People are invited to kick off the new year by signing up for the Cancer Research UK Watford Race for Life, Hertfordshire. The charity’s popular events are returning to town and anyone who joins in January can claim a special […]

South Yorkshire man raises £100,000 for

Lee Brown, 46, from Dinnington, Rotherham, was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in 2016 and has raised awareness and funds for GIST Cancer UK, a charitable trust aimed at supporting patients with the disease of GIST cancer, to fund research to improve treatments and find a cure, since. Read more Read more Breakthrough […]

Traders are branching out in a great eff...

The New Year brought great joy to the Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice Center in Peterborough thanks to the tireless efforts of volunteers, including members of Safe Local Trades. Peterborough-based Nene Valley Tree Services has once again partnered with other traders in the city to support the work of the local grassroots charity, collecting real […]

Lancaster Friends Have The Chop To Help ...

Lancaster Friends Have The Chop To Help Cancer Charity After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Sammy Smith and Katy Davies. In November, Katy Davies of Lancaster saw her world turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Before starting chemotherapy treatment, Katy decided to do something positive and shave her head to raise money for CancerCare, as she is currently undergoing therapy at the charity’s Slynedales Center. Katy, […]

Twins start charity after breast cancer ...

DEDHAM, Mass. – Nancy McNally was all smiles when she rang the bell to signal the end of her radiation therapy at Mass General Hospital last spring. “We have the same oncology team. I went back to Mass General because I liked their oncologist and wanted to get the same treatment, ”she said. Nancy and […]

People with cancer find it hard to discu...

Almost one in four (23%) people living with cancer found it easier to talk about the disease itself than the impact on their finances. People of working age were particularly likely to say it was easier to talk about their diagnosis than to discuss the impact on their finances, with around one-third (34%) of people […]

10 signs you might have cancer because 5...

Nearly 50,000 people may have missed a cancer diagnosis due to the ongoing pandemic, a charity has warned, after the NHS faced a massive backlog of patients. The NHS says 47,600 fewer Britons have been diagnosed with the disease than before the pandemic. Now the NHS must prepare to see thousands of patients on the […]

Perranwell’s mother who nearly missed si

A mother who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer begged other women to get tested after nearly missing the signs she was sick. Samantha Kneebone, 43, of Perranwell near Truro, learned in October that she had breast cancer. Routine cancer screening, done because she has a gene that makes it more likely, was clear – […]

SHIB, BTC, DOGE accepted by breast cance...

Susan G. Komen, who is one of the leading breast cancer foundations across the world, named after the late model, began embracing cryptocurrency by working with The Giving Block donation solution. This means that cryptocurrency investors from various parts of the world can easily donate Shiba Inu, Dogecoin as well as Dogelon Mars. This will […]

Oxford cricket fans record Sweet Carolin...

A GROUP of cricket fans recorded their own version of a popular song for a New Years single to raise money for a charity that saves lives. Oxford pals Marcus Boyton, Jon Bell, Guy Henstock and Alan Harris recorded their own special version of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline to help raise money for Breast Cancer […]