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Keen Cyclist to Tackle Coast-to-Coast Ride

A keen cyclist from Leeds is gearing up to ride the width of the country to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Anna Riley, an account manager at 365 Response, will cycle 136 miles from Whitehaven to Tynemouth over three days from September 3-5.   The route takes in the spectacular scenery of the Lake District and includes tough climbs over the Pennines.   The 24-year-old said: “I’ve enjoyed […]

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.

Listen to our slot on StrayExtra’s Health & Wellbeing Show

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StrayExtra were present at the launch of our multi-million pound investment aimed at tackling the North-South cancer divide. In partnership with the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, we are investing £5m in a five year programme of research to address cancer inequalities in the region and deliver significant benefits to people in Yorkshire.

We’ve been named Official Charity of Yorkshire Asian Business Association

The Yorkshire Asian Business Association (YABA) has today announced that Yorkshire Cancer Research will be its Charity of the Year in 2015. The partnership with YABA will help to promote awareness within local communities and help the charity gain a greater understanding of the cancer-related problems that exist in order to improve outcomes for Asian cancer patients.

York City Ladies launch partnership with Yorkshire Cancer Research

The partnership will enable both organisations to work together to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and the importance of healthy lifestyles. Players, supporters and members of the community will be encouraged to learn more about the early warning signs of cancer and make a pledge for a healthier future as part of the charity’s Life Choices Life Changes healthy living campaign.

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