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Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

on Monday, 19 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Breastcancerawarenessmonth, CancerCare, cancersupport, northlancashire, southlakeland

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness month so team CancerCare will be leading the local campaign across North Lancashire & South Lakeland.

Breast Cancer: Know Yourself Check Yourself

on Monday, 19 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Breastcancerawarenessmonth, CancerCare, cancersupport, northlancashire, southlakeland

Most breast cancers are discovered through self–checking and the earlier it’s detected, the better chance you have of recovering from it.
However, it is thought that just 1 in 3 people check their breasts on a regular basis and many more do not know how to check or what to look out for. So, let’s get started!

Getting Support Online: Meet the Phoenix Group

on Friday, 16 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Andrea Partridge, CancerCare, cancersupport, fundraising, northlancashire, online support, Phoenix, Sarah Drake, southlakeland, supportgroups

Earlier this year, CancerCare set up our first ever online ‘Phoenix Cancer Group.’ In this blog, we chat to Andrea Partridge our Volunteer & Engagement Officer, about the ongoing success of the group as well as hearing from some of our members on how it provides a vital lifeline.

Neil's Blog #55

on Friday, 16 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags CancerCare, Chairman's Challenge, Kendal, Kendal Gateway Partnership, Lancaster, Skydive Challenge, Slynedales, Westmorland General

Good Morning, it’s been another super busy week across CancerCare and for me, the usual routine of catch up we all go through just before going on holiday, as I do on Sunday.

The Return of the Roundabout

on Friday, 16 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags CancerCare, Chairman's Challenge, Kendal, Kendal Gateway Partnership, Lancaster, Skydive Challenge, Slynedales, Westmorland General

We’re delighted to be involved with the 2nd Annual ‘Roundabout’ theatre event in Kendal in October, a special series of cutting-edge performances hosted by Paines Plough Theatre Company held in a unique self-contained portable theatre dome at Abbot Hall.

Lakeland Lad donates book proceeds to CancerCare

on Wednesday, 14 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Cancer, CancerCare, Len Hayton, Rhymes & Recollections of a Lakeland Lad, South Lakeland

A local author from Kendal is about to publish a very special book about his life and work as a country lawyer in Lakeland and plans to donate some of the proceeds to CancerCare.

Neil's Blog #54

on Friday, 09 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Barrow Disability Association, cancer, CancerCare, Chairman's Challenge, Kendal, Lancaster, Living With and Beyond Cancer, Westmorland General

Good Morning from Lancaster. I am just about to commence a morning of key meetings, the first with Starvale, our Lottery Managers, to review progress with the CancerCare Lottery.

School Friends' 100 mile Cycle Adventure

on Monday, 05 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags CancerCare, cancersupport, fundraising, Kendal, southlakeland, Tour of Britain

As the Tour of Britain passes through Cumbria today,  we salute two local school lads who have just completed their own epic 100 mile cycling adventure in aid of CancerCare.

Neil's Blog #53

on Friday, 02 September 2016. Posted in Blog Tags Bay Radio Summer of Difference, cancer, CancerCare, Kendal, Lancaster, Lancaster Dementia Hub, Living With and Beyond Cancer

Good Morning at what comes at the end of a shorter week but as a friend of mine reminded me, the last bank holiday until Christmas!

The Bay Dementia Hub

on Wednesday, 31 August 2016. Posted in Blog Tags CancerCare, Dementia, Lancaster

A new group for local people affected by Dementia will launch this Friday. 

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