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Southport Macmillan News

Daughter skydives in memory of dad

A loving daughter has raised more than £7,500 for charity after embarking on a range of fundraisers in memory of her Bootle dad who passed away


Macmillan Cancer Support responds to the latest cancer waiting times figures

It is now two years since one of the key cancer waiting time targets (62 day) was breached. The target has now been breached for 21 out of 24 months


Women attending breast screening in decline

Latest figures show an increasing proportion of women invited to attend breast screening for the first time are not going.


Cancer Research UK launches trial for potential new drug that could help immune system fight cancer

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, with colleagues at Aintree, is one of just three centres in the UK participating in a pioneering clinical trial of a drug that could stop a patient’s immune system from protecting tumours.


£27.6 million raised by Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support celebrated the 25th World’s Biggest Coffee Morning by raising a record breaking £27.6 million for people affected by cancer.


Local mum raises over £2000 for Myeloma UK by shaving her hair

A local mother, Sarah Fairhurst, has raised over £2000 for charity after being inspired by her connections with myeloma patients.


Southport man raises awareness of bladder and kidney cancers

Call to 'act fast' if you spot blood in your urine.


Cancer Information Bus is coming to Southport

A cancer information and support bus is coming to Southport on Wednesday, March 2, courtesy of Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service.


Macmillan Cancer Support responds to national cancer waiting times

Dr Fran Woodard, Director of Policy and Impact at Macmillan Cancer Support responds to the cancer waiting times statistics for December 2015 released today by NHS England.


'Western lifestyle’ may play role in higher bowel cancer rates

A large international study has revealed a clear link between bowel cancer rates and a country’s level of economic development.