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Gift of musical instruments & more

We are thrilled with the gift of musical instruments, art materials and easels from the Ray Collins Trust of Wantage. Ray and his colleagues drove down from Wantage to deliver them to us at our charity shop in Ryde. Their gift is in memory of Maisie Norton and will enable us to give 12 children,…
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Piam Brown Re-opening

24 November. A Big Day for the re-opening of the Piam Brown pediatric oncology Ward at Southampton Hospital by the Duchess of Cornwall. Caring Cancer Trust Chairman Chris Ody, together with charity shop volunteers Ian and Amy MacWatt and Gerry Bradley, took a moment for a photo with Piam Brown Charity Coordinator Rachel Funnell in…
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Perjeta drug approved

There is good news this week for the 1,400 women a year who suffer from the aggressive HER2-positive breast cancer. Nice have now approved the use of the drug Perjeta, (the Roche brand name for pertuzumab), following the pharma manufacturer’s agreement to drop the price for NHS use. The drug Perjeta is used in combination…
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Sam Hedger RIP

On 28 October  we lost a good friend of Caring Cancer Trust. Sam Hedger battled so incredibly bravely against his recurring cancer and the havoc it wrought upon his body.Thank you Sam for the shining memory you gave us in your short life. We shall treasure your memory and will remember you not only for…
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