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Adventure day helps young people affected by cancer

Adventure day helps young people affected by cancer

on Thursday, 30 August 2018.

A group of eight young people affected by cancer enjoyed an action-packed resilience-building day in the Lake District thanks to CancerCare.

Jamie copes with loss of grandfather through CancerCare programme

Jamie copes with loss of grandfather through CancerCare programme

on Wednesday, 29 August 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Project develops leadership skills and resilience

Meeting other young people affected by cancer has helped Jamie Crookall to cope with the recent loss of his much-loved grandfather.

Family’s event raises more than £4,000 for CancerCare

Family’s event raises more than £4,000 for CancerCare

on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Funds raised in honour of mum

A company director who held an event at her home after her mother was diagnosed with lung cancer, raised an amazing £4,014.64 for CancerCare.

Hypnotherapy gives Barrow cancer survivor her life back

Hypnotherapy gives Barrow cancer survivor her life back

on Tuesday, 28 August 2018. Tags Barrow, Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Dalton, Hypnotherapy, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Treatment has unexpected benefit of easing alcohol problem

When Melissa Fox was recovering from breast cancer she turned to CancerCare in Barrow for help, not anticipating that it would completely change her life in more ways than one.

Have the skydiving experience of lifetime for CancerCare like teenager Ryan

Have the skydiving experience of lifetime for CancerCare like teenager Ryan

on Friday, 24 August 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Challenge Event, event, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, skydive, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Ryan's Jump for CancerCare raises funds

A young man with a fear of heights did a charity skydive in his grandmother’s honour and to help people with cancer.

CancerCare lottery is a worthy gamble for Beryl

CancerCare lottery is a worthy gamble for Beryl

on Thursday, 16 August 2018.

Beryl Gaitskell knows more than most how CancerCare’s services can make a difference to people facing cancer or a life-limiting health condition.

Prostate cancer survivor sets up South Lakes support group

Prostate cancer survivor sets up South Lakes support group

on Tuesday, 14 August 2018.

A prostate cancer survivor has set up a new support group for men and their friends and relatives in South Cumbria.

Third Time Lucky for Lancaster University Triathlon

Third Time Lucky for Lancaster University Triathlon

on Wednesday, 08 August 2018.

Lancaster Universities' Triathlon returns for the third year

Do you fancy a challenge? Lancaster University Triathlon is back for its third year on Sunday, September 9!

Son raises cancer charity funds in mum's honour

Son raises cancer charity funds in mum's honour

on Tuesday, 07 August 2018. Tags Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, fundraising, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland

Joel chooses to support CancerCare to say thanks

A caring schoolboy was inspired to raise charity funds after his mum was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Caring teenagers raise funds for CancerCare

Caring teenagers raise funds for CancerCare

on Tuesday, 07 August 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, NCS, North Lancashire, NorthLancs, Slynedales, South Lakeland

NCS project group members are planning events

These caring and considerate 16-year-olds are taking part in a National Citizen Service (NCS) summer programme and are raising funds for CancerCare.

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