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Female Cyclists Urged to sign up for Selby Three Swans Sportive

Female cyclists are being encouraged to sign up for this year’s Selby Three Swans Sportive.   The popular bike ride, which will be held for the third time on Sunday, September 6th, offers a choice of 30 mile, 66 mile and 106 mile routes through the beautiful Vale of York.   Each year participants are invited to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research, which funds research into the prevention, diagnosis […]

Sign up for our men only 5k run to raise awareness of prostate cancer

The ‘RUTTP?’ event is a unique men only fun- run that takes place every year on Father’s Day. The annual event helps to raise awareness for prostate cancer whilst raising vital funds for Professor Norman Maitland and his team at the Yorkshire Cancer Research Unit at the University of York, who are world leaders in the field of prostate cancer research.

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

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Dr Kathryn Scott, Prof Mark Hull and Richard Maltby spoke to StrayExtra about clinical trials. The discussion included information on Clinical Trials Day, the clinical trial Prof Mark Hull will be leading, Richard Maltby’s personal experience with bowel cancer and his own fundraising efforts.

Yorkshire Cancer Research named official charity partner of The Yorkshire County Cricket Club

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.

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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