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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.

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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

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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

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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: When: Saturday, 12th May 2018 Where: Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester (start & finish) and across the breathtaking South Downs in Sussex What: 10k,Read more

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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

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22 Jan 2018

World Cancer Day on 4 February is an opportunity to reflect. A time to reflect on those who have lost their lives to an ‘unknown’ cancer and their surviving loved ones, who may well remain angry and feel that they were failed in the absence of a more treatable ‘known’ cancer diagnosis; and an opportunity to think of those undergoingRead more

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15 Dec 2017

Thanks to the endeavors of our many fundraisers and donors, over many years, we have been able to contribute £100,000 towards a trial to see whether immunotherapy treatment will have a beneficial impact in treating CUP patients. The first trial of its kind -possibly in the world – is scheduled to start recruiting patients in London in early Spring 2018.Read more

Category Supporters AuthorJohn Symons Tags
01 Nov 2017

In the 3 months since our last update our supporters have excelled themselves. The events have been coming around thick and fast and the fundraising has been amazing: • Sept 10th: Andrew Robertson, a great friend of Paul Barker, took part in the Great North Run. The funds he raised added to Paul’s fundraising effort • Sept 10th: Claire BirdRead more

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27 Oct 2017

Nina Spencer organises a golf day in October in memory of her husband and this year arranged for golf balls with a CUP logo. She also provided our leaflets to raise awareness of CUP.  Her golf day raised £861.60 which has been matched by Derby company, AG Software. Hitting CUP accurately is what we want to do until we canRead more

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