"We are most grateful to all supporters of Worldwide Cancer Research that ultimately fund our project. Without their help, and without Worldwide Cancer Research's funding, work in our lab would simply have stalled. We all try hard in the lab to make the most of their support and use our research to decode the mechanisms of carcinogenesis." Dr George Zachos [ Bit.ly Link ]...
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NEWS: "We are very excited about this. Blood tests will have an important part in the future of diagnosing cancer.”- Dr Lara Bennett on the latest news in blood tests being used to diagnose cancer. Read more in the The Independent >>

First ever blood tests to diagnose cancer 'could be ready in one year'

To celebrate Mother’s Day we’re giving away a £200 hotel stay with thanks to Hotels.com. To win, all you need to do is try out our new website [ Dedicateamoment.org Link ] and share a moment before Mother’s Day, Sunday 26th March. Good luck in the prize draw! #dedicateamoment.

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Dedicate A Moment this Mother's Day

On the 3rd of April, our adventurous fundraiser Jack is heading out to take part in the Fjällräven Polar - a 300km dog sled expedition through the Sub Arctic. Jack recently did an interview with the blog Mountain & Co talking about some of the things that have inspired/scared/challenged him along the way during his adventures in the great outdoors!

[Interview] Jack Williams – outdoor adventurer • Mountain and Co

Read Adam's story about losing both parents to cancer as he now prepares to become a dad himself: "Mum and dad are always in my thoughts, but the prospect of becoming a parent means I am thinking about them in new ways."

Losing both parents to cancer: Adam's story - Worldwide Cancer Research

"The diplomats, civil servants and administrators who now have to uphold integrity in a world where facts come second to narrative should turn to cancer researchers for advice. We’ve been working in the post-truth era for decades." - Our chief executive Dr Helen Rippon tackles cancer fact and fiction in her latest piece for Huffington Post UK

Want To Know How To Navigate The Facts In A Post-Truth World? Ask A Cancer Researcher

Well done to our 10 inspirational supporters, who completed the Vitality Bath Half Marathon last Sunday. Together they raised £3184.05! Thank you for all of your hard work, and support of our charity.
Happy #StPatricksDay! Professor Seamus Martin shares his thoughts on why the generosity of Worldwide Cancer Research supporters is so important.

"Worldwide Cancer Research are a truly unique charity, as they fund the very best cancer research without imposing artificial national borders on who they fund. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the best way, really the only way, to fund the...
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This week, the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has advised a medicine called Obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro) can now be routinely used by NHS Scotland. The drug is given to people with follicular lymphoma, a type of cancer of the white blood cells. Worldwide Cancer Research are particularly excited as we were involved in some early research which scientists then used to help them develop this new...
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Scottish Medicines Consortium March 2017 decisions news release

Deborah Ogbeni, a PhD candidate funded by Worldwide Cancer Research at the University of Hertfordshire was selected from over 500 entries across the country to share her research at the House of Commons yesterday as a STEM event for British Science Week. Her research focusses on identifying a potential new treatment for pancreatic cancer, one of the most hard to treat cancers with very low...
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Hatfield student presents research to Parliament

Find out more about our “More Time" campaign which allows enthusiastic supporters to run their own mini campaigns >> [ Bit.ly Link ]

Take part in 'More Time' for Worldwide Cancer Research

NEWS: More women with breast cancer could benefit from drugs called PARP inhibitors than was first thought. New research from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute now shows that as many as 1 in 5 patients could benefit from taking PARP inhibitors.

Our researchers played a pivotal role in helping develop one PARP inhibitor, olaparib, which is now used to treat ovarian cancer and is now being...
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1 in 5 patients with breast cancer could benefit from existing treatment, genetic study reveals | Sanger Institute

Can you give up coffee for 24 days? Or cycle 24 miles with colleagues? Take part in a new wellbeing campaign to fund an hour of research with Worldwide Cancer Research. Are you up for Challenge 24? [ Bit.ly Link ]
Best of luck to our 10 inspirational supporters running the Vitality Bath Half Marathon for Worldwide Cancer Research today! Thank you for supporting our charity, we hope you have an incredible day.
Good luck to our dedicated fundraisers, Kerry and Gillian, at the NN CPC Loop Den Haag tomorrow.

"Ten years ago we began running together and over that time we have lost friends and family to cancer. So on 12th March we are going to run all three distances at the CityPierCity which will total 36KM to raise money for Worldwide Cancer Research."

So far, they have raised over £560 for our...
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We are so proud of our fundraiser, Gemma, being featured as a #GivingTuesday Good Un. After losing 7 family members to cancer, Gemma wanted to turn her grief into energy. She has since raised over £10,000 for Worldwide Cancer Research, running ten marathons across two continents with her husband Craig.
Thank you to all our amazing supporters who have signed-up to join our More Time campaign. These top fundraisers will help us spread the word about Worldwide Cancer Research amongst their friends and family. We hope to raise enough money to fund a whole year of research! It costs £24 to fund an hour research. Every hour give us more time for cancer-beating research that could one day save a...
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Today is International Women’s Day #IWD2017 and the theme is Be Bold For Change #BeBoldForChange. This is something that resonates with us. We believe in funding bold and ambitious new ideas in order to ultimately help change and increase survival rates for cancer. We fund men and women scientists in all countries, researching all cancer types. Here you can read more about one of our...
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This is your last chance to apply for our Head of Marketing (maternity cover) and Marketing Executive job vacancies. Closing date is 5pm today, Monday 6th March 2017.

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Well done to Katherine Murray, one of our London Marathon 2017 runners, who recently organised a charity quiz and auction, and raised an incredible £5986.35 for Worldwide Cancer Research! Thank you to Katherine, and everyone who attended!