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2014-07-02 23:01:24

Money raised from the ride from New York City to Mount Washington (N.H.) will benefit LIVESTRONG Foundation and people affected by cancer. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Last summer, Rob Holden, Ian Laurie and Matt Winstone rented a Boris bike (bike share) in London, drove it 700 miles to the base of Mount Ventoux in Southern France, rode it to the peak and returned it to its dock within 24 hours to avoid the late fee. The trip raised more than $40,000 for the UK’s Macmillan Cancer...

2014-02-20 23:00:29

We Are Macmillan Cancer Support cares for those afflicted and their families throughout the battle with cancer. Grace Century has donated a very unique piece of sports memorabilia to the annual golf event at the award winning UAE golf club to help raise funds for the UK based charity this April. Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Grace Century, FZ LLC is pleased to announce its contribution of rare sports memorabilia to the live auction segment of the 6th addition of the Greg...

2013-10-08 23:19:21

Catering equipment suppliers Stephensons has this week played host to a coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Staff at the catering equipment supplier spent the weekend baking, icing and topping ahead of yesterday's coffee morning which saw Stephensons raise over £120 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff and customers were invited into the showroom to buy tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cake. Online Manager and event organiser Laura Shervin...

2013-06-06 11:44:45

Patients battling cancer have a better experience of care at hospitals that employ more cancer specialist nurses. Research from the University of Southampton, shows that patients of better staffed hospitals are more likely to report being given more emotional support by nurses who work well together on wards. Study author Peter Griffiths, Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Southampton, comments: "Cancer and its treatment can place a huge burden, both physical and...

Cancer Group Discusses Link Between Prostate Cancer And Erectile Dysfunction
2013-03-17 09:03:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Men suffering from prostate cancer are four times more likely to experience erectile dysfunction (ED) than those without the condition — a phenomenon caused largely by the treatment process, according to the UK-based Macmillan Cancer Support charity. According to the Belfast Telegraph, the organization said there are currently about 160,000 men being treated for prostate cancer in the UK who are suffering from ED. As...

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2012-06-13 08:09:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Cancer can be a difficult disease to deal with. Those who fight it and come out victorious are known as survivors. Furthermore, to fight the illness a second time, can be a challenge in itself. A new study examines the effects of informing female patients during the first cancer diagnosis, the possibility of a recurrence of breast cancer. The project, completed by British researchers, examined the recurrence of breast cancer in the United Kingdom and recently...

2011-10-11 14:08:39

Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support and Queen's University Belfast. The report, the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, also found cancer survivors and their carers are more likely to access health services than the general population. The research highlighted that so-called "late effects" of cancer and its treatment...

2011-08-16 10:16:00

WORCESTER, England, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- npower employee Steven Jones and his friend Rob Smart, both 26 years old and from Stourbridge, have eschewed the idea of a local bike ride for charity; instead, they have entered the London to Paris bike ride in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. They will be covering 300 miles - or 470km - in just four days, starting from St Pancras station on August 17 and finishing up at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on August 20. Steve,...


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