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The Ben Walton Trust

The Ben Walton Trust

WHO ARE THE BEN WALTON TRUST?   The Ben Walton Trust was formed in 1996 to commemorates the memory of Ben Walton and his year long battle with Oral Cancer.  Ben was only 22 years old when he died and the Ben Walton Trust were founded to honour his memory and also to help others facing

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Nice And Sign

WHO ARE NICE AND SIGN?   NICE stands for the National Institute for Health Care and Excellence and SIGN stands for Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. Essentially, both these organisations exist to set guidelines for treatment and care for patients and professionals in the NHS in England and Wales (NICE)  and also in Scotland (SIGN) . We are highlighting them

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Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust

WHAT IS THYROID CANCER? The thyroid lives in the front part of the neck, just beneath the “Adam’s Apple” and is responsible for how the body uses energy, creates proteins and controls the body’s sensitivity to other hormones. The thyroid can be affected by malignant (cancerous) tumours. There are 4 areas which can become affected

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Partick Thistle FC And Queen Of The South

We are absolutely delighted to have been invited by Partick Thistle Football Club to collect donations at the Ramsden Cup Final , between the two titans of the Scottish game Partick Thistle FC and Queen of The South FC. These two clubs are both riding high at the moment with Queen of The South clinching

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My Name Is Not Cancer

WHO ARE MNINC? My Name Is Not Cancer® was established in 2011 and their aim is to empower anyone affected by cancer, helping them retain identity and a sense of self in the face of adversity, whether newly diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment, recovered or life limited; regardless of age, gender, faith or culture – helping

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Maggies Centres

WHAT DO MAGGIE’S CENTRES DO?   Maggie’s are about empowering people to live with, through and beyond cancer by bringing together professional help, communities of support and building design to create exceptional centres for cancer care. Maggie’s Centres are for anyone affected by cancer. They are places where people are welcome whenever they need us

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Lymphoedema Association

WHAT IS LYMPHOEDEMA?   Lymphoedema is a swelling that develops as a result of an impaired lymphatic system. This may be as a result of the lymphatic system not developing properly, or through damage or trauma. It can affect any part of the body but is most commonly seen in an arm or a leg.

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Cancer Research UK

WHO ARE CANCER RESEARCH UK?   Cancer Research UK have been going since 1902 and along the way have achieved a long list of firsts. Now they are pushing well into the future – developing newer, kinder treatments, getting closer to cures. More than 1 in 3 of us will develop cancer at some point in

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We Are Macmillan. Cancer Support

WHO ARE MACMILLAN.CANCER SUPPORT? Macmillan are one the UK’s largest charities dedicated to supporting those with cancer. They offer a wide range of services and are involved in every facet of cancer care: from diagnosis, to treatment and recovery to coping with life limiting conditions and loss. Macmillan are there for all people affected by

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My Name Is Not Cancer Identity Day

Throat Cancer Foundation are absolutely delighted to support My Name is Not Cancers nationwide Identity Day. My Name Is Not Cancer® was established in 2011 and their aim is to empower anyone affected by cancer, helping them retain identity and a sense of self in the face of adversity, whether newly diagnosed with cancer, undergoing

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