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If you would like more information on any of the news articles featured please contact Ingrid Kent (P.R, Marketing & Communications Lead) on 01524 381 820 or email Ingrid.Kent@cancercare.org.uk.

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.

Schoolgirl fundraising champion colourfully raises over £280 for CancerCare!

on Monday, 30 July 2018.

Gracie Minshull, 16, has raised over £280 after tackling a 5k obstacle colour run.

Gracie suffers from hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) meaning her joints frequently dislocate – and managed to complete the run even after dislocating her knee the previous night!

Fun summer programme for young people at CancerCare

Fun summer programme for young people at CancerCare

on Wednesday, 25 July 2018. Tags cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, CYP, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Young people

Limited number of places still available

A fun-packed ‘Summer Programme’ for young people will be hosted by CancerCare throughout the summer.

Caring Joel is the cover star of our latest Involve magazine

Caring Joel is the cover star of our latest Involve magazine

on Tuesday, 17 July 2018. Tags Barrow, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, Involve magazine, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, Ulverston

Involve magazine - July 2018 edition

The July Edition of our Involve magazine is out now.

Lost loved-ones will shine on at Kendal StarWalk

Lost loved-ones will shine on at Kendal StarWalk

on Monday, 16 July 2018. Tags Barrow in Furness, cancer, Cancer Support, CancerCare, family event, Kendal, Lancaster, North Lancashire, Slynedales, South Lakeland, StarWalk, Walking

Join our 'memory walk'

CancerCare’s StarWalk is going back to its roots as a memory walk and everyone has the opportunity to join the event.

Nutrition is key to living well during and after cancer

Nutrition is key to living well during and after cancer

on Tuesday, 10 July 2018.

CancerCare's new dietitian offers practical advice and support

There are many things that can make a significant difference when a person has cancer and diet is an important one.

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