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
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.
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
A day devoted to Developing and Maintaining your Effective MUO/ CUP team took place in London on 6 Dec 2016 run by SBK Healthcare with input from Jo’s friends (a similar event had been held in Birmingham earlier in the year). Some 50 people attended – predominantly CUP nurses and oncologists from Trusts throughout the UK – to discuss how bestRead more
The cancer task force that was established in 2015 to develop a new cancer strategy for the NHS has produced a ‘one year on’ report
CUP survivor Berni Williams has turned the blog which she wrote while going through diagnosis and treatment, into a book. It is now available here on Amazon
To overcome CUP we need research. Those against BREXIT have argued that it will be bad news for cancer research in general; and those in favour of BREXIT have probably been concerned. This article by a highly respected oncologist takes a very positive view.
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.
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
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