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Pickering teen to tackle Three Peaks

A teenager from Pickering is preparing to take on Yorkshire’s toughest peaks to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Grace Clark, 14, will tackle the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge on Saturday, July 23, with her mum Bridget and friend Gemma as a way of paying tribute to her grandad Peter Robinson and family friend Ros Court, who both lost their lives to cancer.   Peter was 73 when he […]

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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.

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 Stray FM’s Health & Wellbeing Show

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April is bowel cancer awareness month and we want to encourage everyone over the age of 60 to get checked out on the free NHS screening service. Professor Phil Quirke, an expert in bowel cancer based at the University of Leeds, and bowel cancer patient Delia Davin spoke to Stray FM about what we are doing what we are doing to help those with bowel cancer and why getting tested is so important.

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.

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