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Southport Macmillan News

Mini marathon walkers raise £3000 for charity

Members of the West Lancs and Sefton Myeloma support group recently held a special fundraising marathon walk on Saturday, August 13th to raise funds for the cancer charity Myeloma UK


Southport cancer care team nominated for top award

A cancer recovery package put together by a team of workers from the Southport branch of Macmillan has been nominated in the prestigious Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards.


Cancer patients steer clear of exercise despite proven health benefits

New findings from Macmillan Cancer Support reveal why some people with cancer struggle to get physically active


Local Sainsbury's shop raises money for lung cancer

The Sainsbury’s store on Liverpool Road, Birkdale have raised over £796 for The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation


Cyclists sink their teeth into Dracula charity trek

Two men from Southport have completed a four day bike ride through ‘Dracula-country’


Health & Wellbeing Event hailed a great success

An enormous thank you to everyone who came along to our Health & Wellbeing Event on Thursday 30th June


Closure of the Living Well Centre (Macmillan unaffected)

The Living Well Centre will be closing on Thursday 30 June due to funding cuts


Defining cancers based on genetic ‘fingerprint’ could help personalise treatment

Doctors are closer to personalising treatment for some cancers as genetic analysis of tumours becomes more commonplace, according to research presented at the world’s largest cancer conference, ASCO


Number of cancer carers in the UK rises to almost 1.5 million

The number of people caring for someone with cancer in the UK has risen to almost 1.5 million, an increase of almost a third (31%) in the past five years, according to new research from Macmillan Cancer Support


Clatterbridge Cancer Centre immunotherapy trial underway

Clatterbridge is the national leader in a clinical trial of pioneering lung cancer treatment