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04 Sep 2020

Every year we hold CUP Awareness Week in the last complete week of September and we ask our supporters to get involved. One of the things that have helped people during the Coronavirus pandemic is the outdoors – the marvel of nature that remains unaffected by CV-19 and helps keep us sane and satisfies us if we grow things. DuringRead more

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31 Aug 2020

• CUP-One. This major study has suffered from issues with commercial partners and data analysis problems in recent years which has delayed the findings. At the time of writing it is anticipated that final results should be available to the research team in the Autumn of 2020. • CUPEM. The immunotherapy trial – CUPEM – led by Dr Wasan toRead more

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07 Aug 2020

On the ‘Support our Work’ page you can find our Christmas card selection for 2020. It may seem a little early to be thinking about Christmas; but our cards tend to sell out in November and it is never too early to buy to avoid disappointment!

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03 Aug 2020

The NHS has entered the ‘third phase’ of the pandemic response, effectivefrom 1 August 2020, with the ambition of restoring full operation of all cancer services. The NHS Chief Executive requires Trusts to achieve:• In September at least 80% of their last year’s activity for both overnight electives andfor outpatient/day case procedures, rising to 90% in October (while aiming forRead more

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23 Jul 2020

A number of papers are presently appearing in journals on the impact to cancer patients in the UK of CV-19 and lockdown. There seems to be no evidence that cancer patients on cytotoxic chemotherapy or other anticancer treatment are at an increased risk of mortality from COVID-19 disease compared with those not on active treatment. But there is evidence thatRead more

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30 Jun 2020

The UK Coronavirus Cancer Monitoring Project of 23 June identifies that the total number of those in the UK with cancer and Covid-19 stands at 1820. There is some interesting detail here. They report that there is no evidence that cancer patients on cytotoxic chemotherapy or other anticancer treatment are at an increased risk of mortality from COVID-19 disease comparedRead more

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09 Jun 2020 08 Jun 2020

We are vey pleased to announce that Dr Natalie Cook has agreed to join our Medical Advisory Board. Dr Natalie Cook MBChB, MRCP, PhD is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Experimental Cancer Medicine and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology at the University of Manchester and the Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Her initial medical degree is from the University of SheffieldRead more

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01 Jun 2020 11 Mar 2020

There are many sources for advice and information on Coronavirus. We think this page on the Patient Access website is one of the simplest and best. This link, (updated 24 Mar) put together by various cancer charities, offers advice specifically for cancer patients

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