What happens when you work in cancer research and your Mum gets breast cancer? As our Head of Research, Dr Lynn Turner is surrounded by cancer research facts and figures all day. But cancer really hit home for her when her own Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer just a few weeks ago. This #NationalWritingDay, she writes about how she reacted, and what’s next.
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What do you do when you work in cancer research and your Mum gets breast cancer?

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Congratulations to Craig and Gemma Scott, and their friend Emma Watts, for completing a whopping 69 mile ultra on Saturday, at the Rat Race Adventure Sports Hadrian wall ultra event! Only 470 out of 1000 people managed to finish the race, so we are very proud to hear that they crossed the finish line!

Craig and Gemma have been supporting Worldwide Cancer Research for years, and over the last...
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NEWS: Exciting results out today identify a simple blood test for men with prostate cancer which could improve survival rates in the future. The test can identify which men will benefit from taking the new cancer drug olaparib, which Worldwide Cancer Research helped to develop. It can also identify if the drug is working or if the person has become resistant, so treatment should be stopped....
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Today, Gemma and Craig Scott will finish their phenomenal 14 months of fundraising with "The Wall" - a 69 mile ultra marathon! During this time, they have completed 11th marathons for Worldwide Cancer Research! You can show your support by donating here >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Today Gemma and Craig Scott will finish their phenomenal 14 months of
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This Father’s Day, support Worldwide Cancer Research and tell dad that you’re thinking of him. Dedicate a Moment, personalise it, and share it for free. Brighten up his timeline >> dedicateamoment.org
This Fathers Day support Worldwide Cancer Research and tell dad that youre
Professor Salvador Aznar-Benitah at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has built on his findings from one of our grants and discovered two new proteins that, when faulty, can allow cancer to begin.
Professor Salvador AznarBenitah at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine IRB Barcelona

A new insight into how some cancers begin

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NEWS: A team in Madrid have discovered a potential new way to “mechanically” destroy cancer cells.

Dr Lynn Turner, our Head of Research said: “This is very exciting, a simple but novel approach. Nanoparticles may be small, but the potential benefit they could bring to cancer patients is huge. We need to support more pioneering research like this.” Read more about their discovery [ Bit.ly...
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What do you do when you've just been diagnosed with testicular cancer? Go on an epic 300km expedition across the Arctic of course.

Read about Jack's amazing journey (and how our charity helped) in our latest blog >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Moments matter. They’re spent with loved ones, family and friends. They remind us of what we’ve lost or what we’re lucky to still have. Today, dedicate a moment to someone who matters, just to say you’re thinking of them >> dedicateamoment.org
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It's now the last chance to enter the Worldwide Cancer Research Spring Raffle. We have £5,000 up for grabs and it's quick and easy to enter online. Every entry will help to fund cancer-beating research. You win. Cancer loses. Enter online now >> raffle.worldwidecancerresearch.org
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Did you know that the law is changing next year about how organisations like charities can get in touch with you? Our Chief Executive, Dr Helen Rippon, discusses why this is a welcome challenge for the third sector in her latest column for The Scotsman. Read more
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Exciting clinical trial results presented today at the ASCO 2017 conference shows that olaparib, which we helped develop and is licensed for ovarian cancer, can also benefit a group of breast cancer patients.

The drug helped women with BRCA-related breast cancer live longer before their cancer progressed and maintained their quality of life over this time. Tumours shrank in about two thirds...
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Chariots of Fire Beach Race 2017 was amazing!

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Watch this space for an announcement about total raised for pioneering cancer research all over the world
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We are the proud charity partner of the Chariots of Fire Beach Race. Good luck to the 600 runners taking part today!
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The newly approved drug olaparib, which we helped develop, can prolong the life of women with certain forms of ovarian cancer. But what impact does it have on their quality of life? Clinical trial results out today finally give us the answers. Find out here >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
The newly approved drug olaparib which we helped develop can prolong the

Longer-term treatment with olaparib can maintain quality of life and stop cancer progressing

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Congratulations to Gemma and Craig Scott for completing the Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Marathon at the weekend. This was their 11th marathon in 14 months for Worldwide Cancer Research! On the 17th of June, they will finish their phenomenal fundraising challenge with "The Wall" - a 69 mile ultra marathon! You can show your support by donating here >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congratulations to Gemma and Craig Scott for completing the Rock n Roll
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Did you know that smoking can increase your risk of a large number of cancers, not just lung cancer? To find out which cancers, read our latest blog in recognition of #WorldNoTobaccoDay >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know that smoking can increase your risk of a large

Why are lung cancer patients left holding their breath?

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Thank you to our dedicated supporter Kev Parker for raising an impressive £715 at VW Fest. It looks like it was a great day!
Thank you to our dedicated supporter Kev Parker for raising an impressive
Congratulations to our supporter Sergio Benis for completing the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris and raising over £1,300! Interested in running a marathon for Worldwide Cancer Research? Find out more here >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congratulations to our supporter Sergio Benis for completing the Schneider Elect
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What would you do with £5,000? New car? Fancy holiday? Time to find out. Enter our Spring Raffle for your chance to win cash prizes whilst supporting life-saving cancer research. You win. Cancer loses! raffle.worldwidecancerresearch.org
What would you do with 5000 New car Fancy holiday Time to