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Catch up with the Yorkshire Cancer Research Blog

‘Raising the Rafters’ in Rotherham!

Exciting folk rhythms, plenty of food and drink and the satisfaction of raising money to help the people of Yorkshire survive, avoid and cope with cancer.   Sounds like a pretty good evening, right?   Join local Bansley local singer/songwriter Alan Wood and a whole host of other floor singers and musicians for revitalising evening of rustic folk music in a unique original Tudor setting. Admission is £5.00 on the […]

Vicky’s Hull Marathon 2017 – In Memory of the Many

Looking for motivation to get active? Running for us could be the perfect start to your fitness journey. Vicky Webster, 50, a full-time cleaner from North Frodingham, will be taking part in the Hull Marathon for Yorkshire Cancer Research in September and has had her fair share of ups and downs when it comes to running.   Vicky kicked things things off in 2008 with the Race for Life at […]

Adapting to Being on Treatment Again

Jo was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in July 2014, aged 39. She has since undergone a hysterectomy and treatment with chemotherapy and an angiogenesis inhibitor drug with the aim of keeping the cancer managed. Through genetic testing, Jo discovered she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation which presents a higher than normal risk of breast cancer.   As a working mum with two young boys living in Harrogate, she […]

Telling the Children and Facing Hair Loss

Jo was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in July 2014, aged 39. She has since undergone a hysterectomy and treatment with chemotherapy and an angiogenesis inhibitor drug with the aim of keeping the cancer managed. Through genetic testing, Jo discovered she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation which presents a higher than normal risk of breast cancer.   As a working mum with two young boys living in Harrogate, she […]

Facing up to a Recurrence

Jo was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in July 2014, aged 39. She has since undergone a hysterectomy and treatment with chemotherapy and an angiogenesis inhibitor drug with the aim of keeping the cancer managed. Through genetic testing, Jo discovered she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation which presents a higher than normal risk of breast cancer.   As a working mum with two young boys living in Harrogate, she […]

The Fear Factor

Jo was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in July 2014, aged 39. She has since undergone a hysterectomy and treatment with chemotherapy and an angiogenesis inhibitor drug with the aim of keeping the cancer managed. Through genetic testing, Jo discovered she carries the BRCA1 gene mutation which presents a higher than normal risk of breast cancer.   As a working mum with two young boys living in Harrogate, she […]

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