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Coolair Challenge Cancer Together

October 28, 2015

  Challenge Cancer UK are delighted to have been selected by staff at Coolair Equipment Limited as their chosen charity partner. Coolair work across the UK to deliver commercial air conditioning solutions for a diverse range of clients. The staff at Coolair have been working tirelessly over the past few months to really get behind […]

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Supporting amazing local and regional causes

October 7, 2015

Lucky, honoured, humbled, proud…there are endless superlatives one could use to describe how I’ve felt over the last few weeks, visiting and presenting cheques to a number of local and regional causes we have been able to support. Challenge Cancer UK wants to recognise and support not only the larger national charities, which do some […]

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Donation to St Luke’s Hospice

July 27, 2015

We were delighted to present a cheque for £1673.92 to St Luke’s Hospice last week. Our fundraising superstar Claire Lowry is taking on 12 challenges in 12 months for Challenge Cancer UK. After consultation with Claire and her team at Barclays, it was agreed that St Luke’s Hospice would be one of the recipients of her efforts. Rhy Edwards, […]

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Celebrating £250,000 raised…so far!

Challenge Cancer UK has raised £250,000 towards the cancer journey so far! We just couldn’t have done this without all the incredible people that have challenged themselves to make a difference. Mark Roberts, CEO said, “I’m absolutely delighted with the direction the charity is moving in, and the speed with which we have hit our first […]

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Sunscreen Confusion

June 26, 2015

Whilst it’s always tricky delving into the medical world of do’s and don’ts, this doesn’t mean subjects should be avoided or ignored. Today’s article around sunscreen labelling is typically confusing, so let me help. From what I’ve read, understood, and listened to from leaders in the field of melanoma – a subject I know only […]

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NEWS: NHS Cancer Guide for GP’s and Patients

June 23, 2015

Some really positive news this morning with the announcement that NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) are to empower GP’s with new guidelines on cancer diagnosis. These powers will enable GP’s to ‘raise the index of suspicion’ and to order certain tests directly (such as CT scans, and internal examinations such as endoscopies), […]

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Cancer Awareness and Prevention Sessions

June 15, 2015

CCUK supports those effected by cancer, at whatever stage of the cancer journey they are on. Ultimately, our ambition is to stop people from travelling that journey at all. On Tuesday, 16th June, we are holding  our first Cancer Awareness and Prevention Sessions for staff at Barclays. With an estimated 42% of cancer cases in […]

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Machu Picchu 2016

February 6, 2015

Trek to Machu Picchu OR Cycle Machu Picchu to the Amazon! We’ve had a great response to the Machu Picchu events we are planning next June! There’s still time to register, and if you do so by midnight on Sunday 8th February, you will receive a 25% off the cost of your deposit! We have lots of […]

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Win a GoPro Hero4 Black Edition!

February 5, 2015

Yes YOU could win a GoPro Hero4 Black Edition!! Here at Challenge Cancer UK HQ , we LOVE  GoPro cameras so, as you can imagine we were super delighted to get our mitts on the GoPro Hero4 Black Edition – the most advanced GoPro EVER! The best footage of our incredible worldwide challenges always comes from our participants, […]

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Welcome to World Cancer Day

February 4, 2015

Welcome to World Cancer Day! I say welcome, as I firmly believe that anything that highlights the fight we face, and the successes we achieve, should be recognised, and be there for all to see. This morning’s news reported that 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some stage […]

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