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Bradford Council Colleagues to Tackle Leeds Half Marathon

A pair of Bradford Council colleagues are preparing to take on the Leeds Half Marathon to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   John O’Hare and Michael Churley, who are both Local Government Officers at the council, were inspired to take part in the event by their colleague Rebecca Trueman, who is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.   John’s mum Carole passed away at the age of 66 last […]

Community Health Programme Expanded to Include Wakefield District Pharmacies

Yorkshire Cancer Research has expanded its new community health programme to include the Wakefield district.   The ‘Wise Up To Cancer’ programme, funded by a £160,000 investment by the charity and developed in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, is aimed at improving cancer outcomes in the region.   The initiative was launched in Leeds earlier this year, where community organisation Barca-Leeds is carrying out health checks in community settings within […]

Skin cancer survivor from Sherburn-in-Elmet urges young people to be sun aware

A skin cancer survivor from Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Selby, is urging young people to look after their skin and get checked out if they notice any unusual changes.   Jennifer Morton, 21, is helping Yorkshire Cancer Research highlight the importance of staying safe in the sun as part of Sun Awareness Week, which takes place from May 8 to 14.   The charity has been running a Sun Awareness campaign since […]

Yorkshire Cancer Research Appoints Relationships Officer for West Yorkshire

Yorkshire Cancer Research has appointed a new Relationships Officer for the West Yorkshire region to drive support for the charity through community fundraising and engagement.   Darren Aldred, from the Middleton area of Leeds, will act as an ambassador for the cause, raising awareness of the charity’s 10-year strategy to save 2,000 more lives in Yorkshire every year by 2025.   As well as funding innovative research projects in the […]

Yorkshire Cancer Research Invites Region’s Cancer Patients to new Lifestyle and Information Event

People in Yorkshire affected by cancer will have the chance to share experiences and access a ‘toolkit’ of information at a new patient event organised by Yorkshire Cancer Research.   ‘Life with Cancer 2017’ is the first event of its kind to be organised by the charity, which is dedicated to improving outcomes for patients living in the region.   There are currently about 190,000 people in Yorkshire living with […]

Yorkshire Rows evening raises £2,615

An evening with two of the Yorkshire Rows – the group of mums who broke the record for the oldest all-female crew to cross an ocean – has raised £2,615 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.   Organised by the charity’s Galtres Committee, the event featured a talk by Helen Butters and Frances Davies, who, along with Janette Benaddi and Niki Doeg, successfully completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in February 2016. […]

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