Tag Archives: Cancer

More Londoners screened and treated for cancer than pre-covid

Thousands more people started vital treatment for cancer in the capital over the last year compared to before the pandemic, according to latest figures from the NHS in London, whose officials described the progress as “a huge step in the … Continue reading

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Importance of cancer screenings, Tuesday Talk, ARCC, Jun 14

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Marie Curie charity quiz night, Clyde Hall, Apr 9

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Entries open for Emer Casey cancer charity 10km, Nov 1

Brockwell Park is staging the Emer Casey Memorial London 10km road race on Sunday November 1, a popular local event which offers a challenging course with several climbs up what seems to be an ever-steeper hill. This race raises money … Continue reading

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Memories of Brenda Kirby help raise funds for cancer centre

It was Brenda Kirby Weekend in Croydon, with ceremonies for the former councillor at Heathfield House and fund-raising in New Addington for the Cancer Care Centre that carries her name. Brenda Kirby died last year, her life celebrated with a … Continue reading

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Macmillan Cancer Support quiz night, Clyde Hall, Mar 21

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Mayor’s charity Valentine’s concert, Feb 13

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‘Cancer forced me to dance with the shadow of fear’

Occasional Inside Croydon contributor SUSAN OLIVER, pictured left, has not written for us for a while. Here she explains why Winter 2013 was lousy for me. And then it got a whole lot worse. The downturn started last November. I … Continue reading

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March of the Mods for Teenage Cancer Trust, Mar 16

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Have a cup of coffee and help fight cancer: Sep 27

Croydon is playing its part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on September 27, fund-raising for the Macmillan cancer charity. Croydon Coffee Morning offers you a morning of coffee, cake and live acoustic music. Open to everyone of all ages … Continue reading

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One lump or two? Learning to live with cancer

STEVEN GAUGE is having to make adjustments, and hopes that you can help So it turns out that Mrs Gauge has breast cancer. Not only does she have to put up with the huge inconvenience and embarrassment of being married … Continue reading

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Centrale pop-up shop to pilot London-wide cancer scheme

Croydon is to pilot a cancer pop-up shop, which will open tomorrow. The scheme is run with the council and one of London Mayor Boris Johnson’s projects, the London Health Improvement Board. Croydon’s shop will be on the ground floor … Continue reading

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