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More needs to be done to protect children from sun, according to Assembly committee

A National Assembly for Wales committee has said more needs to be done to protect children from excessive exposure to the sun.

Widen the winter fuel payment for the terminally ill says Islwyn MP

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has called on the Government to widen the winter fuel payment to prevent the terminally ill falling into fuel poverty. Speaki...

Conservative AM’s call for Cancer Drugs Fund

William Graham, Conservative AM for South Wales East, has called on the Welsh Government to establish a Cancer Drugs Fund: Speaking in Plenary deba...

Macmillan Cancer Support Biggest Coffee Morning

We have been asked to publicise the Macmillan Cancer Support Biggest Coffee Morning. Last year's coffee morning hosts raised over £65 000 for peop...

Megaday 2011 raises £15,000 for Velindre Hospital

Organisers of Megaday 2011 have said this year’s charity music festival raised £15,000 for Velindre Hospital. More than 1,500 revellers pack...

Lecturer killed in flat left £1.3m in will

By Kevin Duguid A RETIRED lecturer who was killed in his upmarket Edinburgh flat has left almost £1.3m in his will. Roger Gray was found dead in t...

Father to swim Channel in memory of daughter

A FATHER is preparing to swim the English Channel in memory of his daughter who died of cancer. John Young, 46, and his three friends have been spo...

Local firm raises over £16,000 for charities

Shropshire business Hatchers Solicitors handed over cheques of £8.257.97 to both Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer charities at a rec...

Revellers get ready for Megaday 2011 with launch party

Revellers packed out Caerphilly Rugby Club on Sunday night at the official launch of Megaday 2011. Music lovers were treated to the sound of local ...

Hospital experts invite Lichfield and Burntwood women to discuss ovarian cancer

Women from Lichfield and Burntwood are being invited to find out more about ovarian cancer at an awareness talk. Specialists from Good Hope Hospita...

Lincoln makes world’s biggest chip for cancer diagnosis

Dynamite: The university has created the world's biggest chip, aimed to help with imaging for cancer sufferers.

Poly Styrene, Punk Legend R.I.P.

Sad to hear that Poly Styrene has died from Cancer

Reaseheath scooter team set for 600-mile charity ride

A team of modern day mods from Reaseheath College are revving up for a two-wheeled challenge to raise funds for a male cancer charity. Nine enginee...

Tributes paid to Blackwood fundraiser Bridget McNally

Tributes have been paid to fundraiser Bridget McNally, from Blackwood, after her eight year battle with cancer sadly came to an end last week. Desp...

Manchester conference explores experience of living with cancer

Manchester is playing host today to a conference that aims to understand the experience of living with cancer. Members of the national Cancer Exper...

Duke of Kent opens £8.5million facility at St Giles Hospice

A new hospice facility near Lichfield has been officially opened by the Duke of Kent. The £8.5million Compassus Centre at St Giles Hospice in Whit...

Lichfield men invited to join new cancer support group

Lichfield men whose lives have been affected by cancer are being invited to a new support group. Rob Hamilton, 27, will launch the first meeting of...

Fruity female Facebook updates confuse men for cancer awareness

THOUSANDS of female Facebook fans will today (Wed) post names of fruit in a bid to baffle men and raise cancer awareness.  Many male users of the ...

Tributes paid after death of Lichfield councillor

Tributes have been paid to Lichfield District councillor Tony Hill after he lost his battle with cancer. As well as being councillor for the Colton...

Cheshire cancer group earns national commendation

A Cheshire support group for people affected by head and neck cancer has been commended by a national cancer foundation. Patients, relatives and ca...

Lincoln Imps to support Marie Curie week

Charitable Imps: Lincoln City Football Club will stand alongside 71 Football League clubs next week to promote Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Cancer survivors retell their tale

Cancer support: An event by the NHS and Macmillan will help people come to terms with their illness.

Makeover sessions for city cancer patients

Looking good: Lincoln's hospital holds skin and makeup sessions for women dealing with cancer.

Shrewsbury Girls reach Mount Kilimanjaro summit

After months of training four local girls completed a challenge of a lifetime and reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Sunday February 13th 2...

Christie spearheads pioneering kidney cancer treatment

A pioneering treatment spearheaded by Manchester’s Christie Hospital is showing promising results for patients battling advanced kidney cance...

NHS screening programme saves 53 lives

Breakthrough: A screening programme is aiming to detect those with bowel cancer symptoms. — To continue reading, click on the headline above to g...

Shrewsbury Rock and Blues Festival 2011

Tickets are now on sale for Shrewsbury’s Rock & Blues Festival which is to be held at The Lord Hill Hotel in Shrewsbury on May 1st 2011.

Nurses brave snow for city cancer patient

Brave: Community nurses went to visit patients to administer vital medication and carry out crucial checkups.

Cancer patient raises money for hospital

Charity run: Eight runners raised over £2,000 for Lincoln County Hospital's Breast Unit.

Cancer specialists talk about sex

Sexual help: Medical staff in Lincolnshire are learning about sexual health issues of cancer patients.

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