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19 Dec 2018

We are on the cusp of a new dawn for CUP patients. Research has led to new capabilities for identifying the tissue of origin of the cancer through molecular testing; and we are beginning to see the potential for finding actionable molecular targets from DNA mutations where the primary site is largely irrelevant. Our international conference in London in MayRead more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
07 Nov 2018

It’s been a very busy summer for our supporters who’ve pulled out all the stops to raise awareness and funds: – Aug 12th: Ollie Carlisle ran a gruelling 50K ultra marathon in memory of Bev Pearce. An amazing achievement which Ollie describes as ‘a genuine challenge ’ and ‘more than double anything I’ve ever raced before, and over difficult, hillyRead more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
16 Sep 2018

Megan Young died from CUP aged 32. The poetry prize initiated by her mother, Merrilyn, was held in July for the third time. Do look at the link for more information and to see the winner’s poem.   https://merrilynthomas.com/megan-young-poetry-prize/

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
24 Jul 2018

2018 continues to be an exciting year with challenges and events coming thick & fast: –          May 19/20: Aileen Orr took part in the Glasgow Nightrider, a 100k overnight cycle ride, in memory of her Mother. She then took part in The Great Women’s Run 10k in Glasgow on June 10th and raised a total of £1475 –          May 20th:Read more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
21 Jul 2018

Paula Austin who runs The Bricklayers Arms in Shamley Green, near Guildford held a quiz night on Thursday raising £200. Paula writes: ‘Some customers in the bar last night [Friday] missed the quiz on Thursday and donated another £50 so will now be sending you a cheque for £250.00’. Many thanks to the Bricklayers and their patrons for supporting ourRead more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
28 Jun 2018

We were invited to present to a meeting in the EU Parliament on 26 June. MEPs Against Cancer – a group led by British MEP Theresa Griffin – are keen to drive any policy initiatives that will help the European CUP community.

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
16 May 2018

This is the first update of 2018 and it’s shaping up to be an exciting year of challenges and events for our supporters: – April 22nd: Collette Green ran the London Marathon in memory of her father, Brian Eddy, and raised over £1140 – April 20th: Paul Barker’s Memorial Golf Day was held. Paul work tirelessly to raise awareness andRead more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
14 May 2018

OK, so this is not the most exciting topic we have ever posted but it is relevant! 25 May is the date that the new privacy laws come into effect (GDPR). You will have received many eMails from different organisations asking you to ‘opt-in’ otherwise the organization should not contact you again. We have eMailed all those on our ‘conferencesRead more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
06 Apr 2018

An opportunity to dust off your hiking boots and ‘Just Walk’ for charity on Saturday 12 May 2018. This is a chance to raise awareness and funds for our work while enjoying some fantastic countryside. How: Visit: https://www.just-walk.co.uk When: Saturday, 12th May 2018 Where: Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester (start & finish) and across the breathtaking South Downs in Sussex What: 10k,Read more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
20 Feb 2018

Paul Barker worked tirelessly to raise awareness and funds after his CUP diagnosis. His family and friends are continuing his annual golf day, on what would have been his 50th birthday,  in Cambridgeshire on 20th April 2018. Golfers and others do please give it your support! Paul Barker’s Golf Day  2018_Flyer

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags