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Melanoma Removal – GRAPHIC


Melanoma is a concise handbook that identifies best-practice guidelines and presents the most current procedures for the diagnosis and management of melanoma in a succinct and easy-to-read manner. Chapters cover melanoma pathology, biopsy techniques, staging and risk stratification, surgical treatment of localized melanoma, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, and guidelines for resected melanoma, targeted therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and management of brain metastases, mucosal and ocular melanoma, and pediatric melanoma patients. This handbook is a must-have tool for clinicians directly involved in the care of patients with melanoma, including surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists.

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22 NEW CANCER RESEARCH PROJECTS IN 13 COUNTRIES GIVEN THE GO-AHEAD

 

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Our first grant award meeting of 2016 took place this month in Edinburgh. In total 360 applications were received from scientists across the world, and each was scrutinized by our expert panel of 24 cancer researchers from around Europe. We were pleased to award £4.1 million to 22 new projects that will kick start from 1st June this year. A huge amount of work goes on behind the scenes to make these grants happen and give researchers the resources they need to get them closer to the answers to cancer. Chief Executive, Dr Helen Rippon, gave an interview about why we do what we do. Listen here.

LEGACY GIVING IS NOT FOR YOU. RIGHT?

100% Legacy giving is not for you, it’s for future generations. It’s for your children and grandchildren, so they can live in a world where cancer is just a word and where everyone diagnosed has the expectation of treatment and cure. If that’s a future you’d like to have a hand in, you can – by making a gift of any amount in your Will. All we’re asking today is that you take a look…

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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Tuesday 8th March was International Women’s Day and we celebrated the female cancer researchers working in our projects around the world. We spoke to Dr Anna Git from the University of Cambridge, who is researching breast cancer with the help of funding from Worldwide Cancer Research.

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PRUDENTIAL RIDE LONDON

Participants in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 pass through Parliament Square on their way to the finish on The Mall. Prudential RideLondon is the worldís greatest festival of cycling, involving 95,000+ cyclists ñ from Olympic champions to a free family fun ride - riding in five events over closed roads in London and Surrey over the weekend of 1st and 2nd August 2015. Photo: Thomas Lovelock for Prudential RideLondon See www.PrudentialRideLondon.co.uk for more. For further information: Penny Dain 07799 170433 pennyd@ridelondon.co.uk
Participants in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 pass through Parliament Square on their way to the finish on The Mall. Prudential RideLondon is the worldís greatest festival of cycling, involving 95,000+ cyclists ñ from Olympic champions to a free family fun ride – riding in five events over closed roads in London and Surrey over the weekend of 1st and 2nd August 2015.
Photo: Thomas Lovelock for Prudential RideLondon
See www.PrudentialRideLondon.co.uk for more.
For further information: Penny Dain 07799 170433
pennyd@ridelondon.co.uk

Would you like to take part in one of the world’s top cycling events? We have a limited number of charity places left for the RideLondon-Surrey 100, and we’d love to have you on our team! Join 20,000 cyclists for a ride like no other, taking in the sights of London and Surrey—all on closed roads! Become a Team Worldwide Cancer Research cycling hero today. For any enquiries, please email RebeccaD@worldwidecancerresearch.org

 

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PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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March is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. We are currently funding prostate cancer projects in the United States, UK, The Netherlands, Australia and Finland. Visit our interactive world map of projects to find out more.

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