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08 Feb 2017

Final Fundraising Events of 2016 6th Nov – Helen Gazzola held a 70th birthday party for her Mum Sheila. Sheila has CUP and kindly asked for donations to CUP Foundation in lieu of presents. Thank you Sheila. 12th Nov – Elaine Cruickshank, who’s husband died of CUP in June, held an afternoon tea and raised £1500. 19th Nov – Trustee PhilippaRead more

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05 Oct 2016

CUP CNS Helen Rickards completed the Chester Marathon on Sunday raising £1,200. A first time Marathon runner, Helen was 26th female for her age category. Picture shows her at the finishing line wearing our new CUP t-shirt and sporting her finishers medal.

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26 Sep 2016

Many thanks to all those who entered into awareness-raising as part of our 10xMore campaign during Awareness Week. There was considerable activity on Facebook where many new people were reached with the message. We leave the last word this year to Dr Harpreet Wasan of our Advisory Board who is also the Principal Investigator for the CUP-One trial: ‘Awareness week isRead more

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17 Sep 2016

We have only a very simple ‘ask’: please speak to 10 people who don’t know about CUP and make them aware of it. There are more details of our 10xMore Campaign in ‘Support our work‘. For those on Facebook there is a canine opportunity to raise awareness. This is Mason who is a friend of our mascot Guinness who hasRead more

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22 Aug 2016

Professor Penny Schofield and her family are taking part in the Melbourne Marathon Festival on 16 October. Penny is a highly valued member of our medical advisory board and one of the three principle investigators of the SUPER team – which stands for Solving Unknown Primary Cancer – based at The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Australia. Their study spansRead more

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04 Aug 2016 12 Jul 2016

Matt’s Trust Fund for Cancer has kindly sent us a cheque for over £11,000 as they are in the process of winding-up.  We have benefited in the past from their support with donations towards our international conferences.  Peter Hoyle who founded the charity in memory of his son writes: ‘ The trustees are all agreed that any money remaining in the kittyRead more

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24 Aug 2015

Christopher Todd has entered the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run 2015 on 4 Oct 2015 raising money and awareness for Jo’s friends.

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29 Jul 2015

We thought it time, after 8 years, to refresh our logo, just a little. Our clever designer, Malcolm, has created a lighter image of a cup – look at the brush strokes that make up the cup and you will see a ‘c’, a ‘u’ and a ‘p’. What do you think? Nothing is yet finalised and we would welcome yourRead more

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06 Jul 2015

The first recipient of our new certificate to recognise exceptional contributions in helping to ‘make the unknown, known’ is CUP patient Paul Barker, seen in the photo with trustee Philippa McEwan. Paul has raised approaching £20,000, and considerable awareness, through various activities including his annual golf day, and stimulated others to contribute towards our charitable objectives.

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