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Facing Cancer With Confidence

11 years ago, Claire Parker-Jewell’s life changed. It was they day she was diagnosed with cancer.     “In 2008, I found out that I had a form of cancer, but they didn’t know whether it was lung cancer or lymphoma.     “This was the day I realised how strong...

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Almost £4500 raised at Owlerton Ladies Evening

Owlerton Greyhound Stadium's Ladies Evening - held in support of Weston Park Cancer Charity - saw women from across the region come together to raise £4452.   The glitzy event, which took place last summer, included 16 exhilarating races, a raffle - with prizes from some of...

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Kicking off the Festive Season

Christmas came early for patients and their families at Weston Park Cancer Centre when the Sheffield Wednesday team arrived for a surprise visit.   Armed with lots of presents and plenty of #BlueandWhiteChristmas cheer, The Owls spent time chatting with patients and staff, as well as some excited...

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Christmas came early for local cancer patients

Sheffield United kicked off Christmas early as they surprised staff, patients and their families at Weston Park Cancer Centre and took the time to walk around the hospital wards, where they signed autographs and posed for selfies.   In what was a moving and emotional afternoon, The...

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Firefly Glows at Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that Firefly was shortlisted for the Third Sector Organisation of the Year award at the Doncaster Business Awards ceremony, sponsored by Doncaster College and hosted by Doncaster Chamber.   Since losing his fiancé to cancer in 2014, Ian Bacchus has dedicated his...

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M&S Doncaster Spend It Well

We are delighted to announce that M&S Doncaster has chosen Weston Park Cancer Charity as their local Charity of the Year.   We thank staff members for their support and M&S for shortlisting us - without your generosity, we would find it impossible to continue to create...

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Increasing the Efficiency of Brain Tumour Research

Equipment funded by Weston Park Cancer Charity has been pivotal in testing novel brain tumour treatments.   Thanks to the dedicated support of our local community, corporate partners, donors and volunteers, we are currently funding 20 innovative research projects, including projects to improve treatments for breast cancer,...

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