Brown Turner Ross announce partnership with CLIC Sargent to raise vital funds for young people with cancer.
Cancer is terrifying. Treatment is gruelling, intense and can last for years. And when treatment stops, the worry continues; worries about relapse, about returning to work or education, and about starting life again.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018 has drawn to close on a high after families and CLIC Sargent’s chief executive, Kate Lee handed in the charity’s Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund petition to the Department of Health and Social Care on Wednesday 26 September.
Rock band The Amazons, one of BBC Music’s Sound of 2017 artists, last night played a special fundraising event in Leeds in support of 20-year-old Joe Glew, who was a huge fan of the band. Joe, from Barnsley, sadly passed away from leukaemia earlier this month before the gig could take place.
A young man who was diagnosed with two brain tumours while at college has spoken of his journey to rebuild his life.
The Shadow Health Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jon Ashworth, has today announced the Labour party’s pledge to provide better financial support for families to help with travelling for vital cancer treatment in England.
CLIC Sargent’s CrossFit exercise programme bags award at the Northern Ireland Health and Fitness Awards
A Belfast CrossFit exercise programme for young adult cancer survivors won the ‘Excellence in Rehabilitation’ award at the first ever Northern Ireland Health and Fitness Awards on Saturday 22 September.
Ayesha McGregor was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in May 2016. Her cancer commute for treatment took her over 30 miles away from home. As she had to give up work, Ayesha was reliant on lifts to hospital from her dad which meant their petrol bill went up and up.
Andy, who works as a Repair Consultant for Solus Accident Repair Centre, will be leaving the Cumbernauld Solus branch on 21 September and will cycle for seven days straight, travelling on average 88 miles per day to raise money for CLIC Sargent.
CLIC Sargent is thanking Leeds-based specialist life and disability insurance broker LifeSearch for donating over £10,000 from their recent fundraising drive in memory of Carter Lax, one of the company’s directors’ nephews.