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Southport Macmillan News

Macmillan challenges runners to OutRun May and support people affected by cancer

OutRun is coming this May. It’s a running challenge with a difference.

Walk in aid of Lung Cancer Roy Castle Foundation

ROY Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is urging the Southport community to put their best foot forward and take part in the 2016 Wirral Coastal Walk

Nutrition & Hydration Week 2016

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has been supporting a national campaign this week to raise awareness of the importance of good nutrition and hydration care

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.