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23 Jun 2017 20 Jun 2017

SBK are organizing the third event devoted to CUP –  primarily for MDT members – this time in Manchester on Monday 9 October 2017 (the previous, very popular, events were held in Birmingham and London). Topics include: Updates on the potential of molecular profiling and immunotherapy Gathering evidence to support and enable CUP service improvements Building effective pathways from primary to secondaryRead more

Category Medical Author John Symons
01 Jun 2017

We have been a charity for ten years. To mark this, the Director has written a paper reviewing the past ten years of CUP as well as looking forward. The full paper full paper is 12 pages and aimed at those wanting a comprehensive overview. An abbreviated paper of 4 pages is probably more suitable for fundraising, and general public awareness-raising,Read more

Category Supporters Author John Symons
18 May 2017

According to a report in the Daily Telegraph of 19 May, quoting a major study,  the NHS is among one of the worst health care systems in Europe due to poor cancer investment. Experts have blamed the low score on its lack of investment in specialist cancer care.

Category Medical Author John Symons
27 Apr 2017

Our supporters have started off 2017’s fundraising and awareness raising efforts at a cracking pace. Here are the events that have taken place since our last update: – In February Chris Treacher cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats and raised £164 – March 12th: Sacha Skerton took part in the Vitality North London Half Marathon. She was running inRead more

Category Supporters Author John Symons
10 Apr 2017

The Early Diagnosis team for ‘Transforming Cancer Services’ in London is looking for someone with CUP experience (patient or carer) to join a working group to look at guidelines for the delivery of diagnostic services for people thought to have Cancer of Unknown Primary. Please contact us if you are in London and might be interested.

Category Supporters Author John Symons
04 Apr 2017

Jack Cook, with friends Simon, Richard and Tom, ran the Yeovil Half Marathon 26 March raising some £4,000 for our work on Just Giving. The motivation was simple: in mid February Jack’s father was admitted to hospital with abdominal pains, diagnosed as an advanced stage of CUP affecting his liver, pancreas, spleen and lungs. From left to right – Tom, Jack, Lee, Richard, Simon,Read more

Category Supporters Author John Symons
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

Category Supporters Author John Symons
21 Dec 2016

Our latest report and accounts are available here and have been submitted to the Charity Commission. Previous reports can be seen on the Charity Commission website searching by our number 1119380.

Category Admin Author John Symons
07 Dec 2016

Very reluctantly, we have decided to close the Forum. The problem is spam! It gets worse and worse; cleverer and cleverer. We have re-launched the Forum a couple of times and tightened-up security more times. Every time we do this it makes it harder for people to access the Forum. We have been in this vicious cycle and the spamRead more

Category Admin Author John Symons