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Bladder Cancer Survivor Leads Campaign to Raise Awareness Among Women

A bladder cancer survivor from Scholes, near Leeds, is leading a campaign to raise awareness of the disease among women.   Caroline Bryant, 51, was diagnosed with bladder cancer after noticing small amounts of blood in her urine.   She went to see her GP with her concerns, but says that if she hadn’t been persistent with her worries she may have been diagnosed at a much later stage and […]

New Interim Chief Executive

Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) today announced that its Chief Executive, Charles Rowett, has decided to leave and relocate back to Suffolk where he and his family lived for over 20 years before joining the Charity in 2012.
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that until such time as a permanent replacement is found that Dr Kathryn Scott, the Director of Research and Innovation, will take over with immediate effect as Interim Chief Executive.

Join Team Yorkshire

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Find out more about joining Team Yorkshire and helping the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. From holding a Yorkshire Teaparty to running a marathon or organising a dress down day at work, there are endless ways to be part of the team. Join Team Yorkshire and be part of something special. We’ll be here to support you every step of the way.

Cancer in Yorkshire

Our vision is that every single person in every community in and around Yorkshire has the very best chance of living a long and healthy life with, without and beyond cancer. By 2025 we want to ensure that at least 2,000 more people in the region survive cancer every year. Find out how we are doing this and how you can help.

Yorkshire County Cricket Club Partnership

Through the two-year partnership, which covers the 2015 and 2016 seasons respectively, YCCC along with its players, staff and supporters will be encouraged to get behind Yorkshire Cancer Research and play their part in supporting and promoting a range of exciting activities aimed at reducing the impact of cancer in Yorkshire, especially in young people.

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