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Sheffield bowel cancer survivor backs calls for screening improvements

A bowel cancer survivor from Hope, near Sheffield, is backing calls by Yorkshire Cancer Research for proposed improvements in screening to be urgently rolled out across the country.   Christine Ord was diagnosed with bowel cancer in July 2014 at the age of 61. She had taken part in the current screening programme, but her cancer wasn’t picked up by the test.   At the moment men and women in […]

Leeds Rhinos Partnership

We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Leeds Rhinos and Leeds Rhinos Foundation which will see us working together to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer and help those already diagnosed live better.
 

£3.6m investment into new research projects

We will invest £3.6m in eight new research projects to help improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Yorkshire. The projects cover a wide range of issues including reducing the risk of cancer and the recurrence of cancer, improving early diagnosis and increasing access to palliative care.

Wise Up To Cancer

Yorkshire Cancer Research is funding a new, exciting community health programme called ‘Wise Up To Cancer’. The programme aims to lower cancer risk by promoting healthy lifestyles, encouraging people to take part in their cancer screening and look out for cancer signs and symptoms.

Join Team Yorkshire

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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.

Cancer in Yorkshire

Our vision is that every single person in every community in and around Yorkshire has the very best chance of living a long and healthy life with, without and beyond cancer. By 2025 we want to ensure that at least 2,000 more people in the region survive cancer every year. Find out how we are doing this and how you can help.

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