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Come and Sing Messiah event to raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research

Fans of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ from across the world have been invited to take part in a performance of the oratorio at St John’s Church, Sharow.   Ripon Choral Society member Bridget Taylor-Connor has organised a Come and Sing Messiah event to raise money for both the church and Yorkshire Cancer Research, a charity she has supported since losing a friend to cancer in 2013.   An invitation to the performance, […]

£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.

‘The Enemy Within’ Film Night – 50 Years of Fighting Cancer

‘The Enemy Within’ tells the incredible story of our fight against cancer over the last 50 years. Through the eyes of scientists, researchers and patients, we see how far we have come and how far we still have to go. Join us for a free screening of this absorbing documentary followed by a question and answer session with leading cancer clinicians and researchers.

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.

  • Join Team Yorkshire and play your part in helping the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer.
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