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Weston Park Cancer Charity Race Evening

Friday 31st May 2019 | Doncaster Racecourse | 7 races - First race 6pm, Last race 9.00pm (subject to change)   Racegoers are set to dazzle in purple, as Weston Park Cancer Charity’s Race Evening returns to Doncaster Racecourse.   Back for the fourth year, this is your chance...

A Q&A with Weston Park Cancer Centre

Sarah Danson, Consultant Oncologist at Weston Park Hospital and Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Sheffield, tells unLTD about the internationally renowned research at Weston Park Cancer Centre and the potentially lifesaving impact a clinical trial can have for patients facing a cancer...

“I don’t think I would be here now if I hadn’t taken part in a clinical trial”

“I don’t think I would be here now if I hadn’t taken part in a clinical trial”   Steve Colman, aged 63 from Nottinghamshire was first diagnosed with neck cancer in 2012.   Just two months after reaching the five-year-all-clear milestone, Steve received the devastating news that his cancer...

David Gets Into Gear for Weston Park Cancer Charity

David Pipes was diagnosed with prostate cancer and following a hard-fought battle with the disease, which included radiotherapy treatment at Weston Park Cancer Centre, he received the all clear. But he will never forget what it was like during that time.   Here, we talk to David...

Auricular Acupuncture and Cancer

Auricular acupuncture (or ear acupuncture) is a form of complementary therapy that can help relieve many of the possible side effects of breast, prostate or gynaecological cancer and its treatments, such as hot flushes and insomnia, which can range from uncomfortable to debilitating.   It can help...

Purple Rein

On Friday 31 May, the glamorous Weston Park Cancer Charity Race Evening will return to Doncaster Racecourse and fashionable racegoers are being encouraged to turn the concourse purple by wearing their finest ultra violet ensembles.   A key focus on the day will be the Best Dressed...

The New Frontier in Breast Cancer Research

We caught up with Lewis Quayle ahead of his honorary appointment as visiting scientist at the Garavan Institute in Sydney, a trip which has been made possible, in part, by funding from Weston Park Cancer Charity.   What do you hope to achieve? In brief, the purpose of...

Revving up for the Buckingham Insurance Tally-Ho

Finally, the weather seems to have turned in favour of some spring sunshine, so naturally, it's time to thinking about this years' Buckingham Insurance Tally-Ho Classic Run.   Motoring into Sheffield for the third year, we are delighted to announce that as a special thank you for...

Steven Blows The Whistle On Cancer

With the Weston Park Cancer Charity takeover at Barnsley FC right around the corner,  Steven is sharing his cancer journey.   When Steven Murphy discovered a lump in his neck at the age of 56, he had no way of knowing that his symptoms might be linked...

“We’re going to need something magical if we’re going to get through this.”

“We’re going to need something magical if we’re going to get through this.”   This Mother’s Day we’re celebrating the mothers, grandmothers and daughters who have supported each other during and beyond cancer treatment.   At the age of one, Lorraine was diagnosed with brain damage and has since...