Podcasts

Weston Park Cancer Charity Podcast, sharing stories about our work, what we do and the people we support. From funding life-saving research to providing practical help and emotional support, it’s our job to care in every sense for our patients and their families.
Emily and Dave talk about the financial support we offer people
Emily and Dave talk about the financial support we offer people
Hear about the ways we can support you through financial difficulty. Advice Worker Dave Owen discusses expert benefits advice; and Information and Support Radiographer Emily Howarth explains our emergency hardship grants.

 

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Dr Ruby Osborn and Prof Jon Wadsley - What do clinical trials involve?
Dr Ruby Osborn and Prof Jon Wadsley - What do clinical trials involve?
In the first of our two episodes about clinical trials, we hear from Professor Jon Wadsley, Clinical Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Centre at Weston Park, about what clinical trials are, how they can benefit cancer patients, and how the Charity supports them.

 

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Dr Ruby Osborn and Prof Sarah Danson - Early Phase Clinical Trials
Dr Ruby Osborn and Prof Sarah Danson - Early Phase Clinical Trials

In the second of our two clinical trials episodes, we talk to Professor Sarah Danson, Sheffield Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre Clinical Lead, to learn more about early phase trials, and how the Charity’s funding helps to offer brand new treatments to Weston Park patients.

Dr Penelope Ottewell - Breast Cancer
Dr Penelope Ottewell - Breast Cancer
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to Dr Penelope Ottewell from the University of Sheffield about the work she’s doing with our funding, researching better treatments for secondary breast cancer in the bone.

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Professor Ingunn Holen - Breast Cancer Research
Professor Ingunn Holen - Breast Cancer Research
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we talk to Professor Ingunn Holen from the University of Sheffield about the work she’s doing with our funding, researching ways to stop breast cancer recurrence.

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Steve Chu - our partnership with Age UK Sheffield
Steve Chu - our partnership with Age UK Sheffield
We talk to Steve Chu, Chief Executive at Age UK Sheffield, about the Independent Living Coordination Service, a joint project between Age UK Sheffield and Weston Park Cancer Charity to support older people living with cancer.

 

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Samantha Dixon - Our Aims
Samantha Dixon - Our Aims
Hear from our former CEO Samantha, about some of the changes the charity has been recently and what that means for the support we’re able to offer people in the region living with, and beyond, cancer.

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Professor Barry Hancock - Our History
Professor Barry Hancock - Our History
Professor Barry Hancock reflects on the history of Weston Park Hopsital and the charity, and the changing way they treat and support people affected by cancer.

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Frances Ball - Mindfulness
Frances Ball - Mindfulness
Specialist practitioner Frances Ball explains what mindfulness is and how it can benefit people affected by cancer, and gives a short mindfulness taster session to try it out.

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