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Sophie runs in memory of her dear papa

By Lola Dunkley / May 30, 2024

Sophie Rhys-Evans was delighted to run the London Landmarks Half Marathon and raise a remarkable £1,440, all in memory of her late father, Peter Rhys-Evans, the esteemed founder of Oracle…

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Trekking for a Cause: Conquering the Sahara Desert

By Barbara Fountain / April 25, 2024

In February Toby, Lou, Greten, and Fran embarked on a remarkable journey across the Sahara Desert as part of the Oracle Cancer Trust Sahara Challenge.  Their mission was not only…

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158.38 miles (254.88 Km) in 32 days, a true inspiration!

By tamara / February 27, 2024

Immaculate’s story We are delighted to share Immaculate raised over £4,500 for Oracle Cancer Trust and Second Chance Head and Neck Cancer Group. Immaculate walked 158.38 miles (254.88 Km) in…

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2024 ESTRO Scholarship Applications Now Open: Peter Rhys Evans Scholarship for Senior Head and Neck Cancer Trainees

By Lola Dunkley / February 5, 2024

The Oracle Cancer Trust Peter Rhys Evans Scholarship is available NOW and we are taking applications for attendance at the upcoming ESTRO Multidisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Oncology conference…

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HPV Vaccines: A Triumph in Cancer Prevention Unveiled by Scotland’s Cervical Cancer Report relevant for Head and Neck Cancer

By Barbara Fountain / January 29, 2024

In the ongoing battle against human papillomavirus (HPV) and its associated cancers, a recent report by Public Health Scotland has unveiled a monumental success story. The report, supported by the…

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Paving the Way for Breakthroughs in Oral Cancer Research

By Barbara Fountain / January 29, 2024

In the relentless pursuit of advancing our understanding and treatment of Oral cancer, Oracle Cancer Trust played a pivotal role in funding a groundbreaking research project led by Leah Ambler,…

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Brave Hearts Take the Plunge

By Barbara Fountain / January 24, 2024

On a crisp Boxing Day morning in Redcar, courageous sisters Caroline and Ann, decided to make a splash in the icy waters of the North Sea to raise crucial funds…

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Ed Vanson and Guy Randall strike a chord for good with #Tedstock

By Barbara Fountain / January 24, 2024

In the heart of our community, there are individuals whose passion and dedication shine like a beacon, illuminating the way for positive change. Ed Vanson, a local radio DJ, and…

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Meet the Researcher: Charleen Chan

By Barbara Fountain / January 24, 2024

In 2023 Oracle Cancer Trust awarded Charleen Chan, Institute of Cancer Research, funding for her research project “Dynamics of T-cell-driven immune responses to radiotherapy and immunotherapy in a HPV16- positive…

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Peter Papanastasiou handing over a cheque to his consultant at the Royal Marsden for Oracle Cancer Trust

Peter’s Passion: A Golf Tournament that Tees Up Charity Support

By Barbara Fountain / October 13, 2023

In the world of charitable endeavours, the spirit of giving often takes shape in diverse and creative forms. One such example of this philanthropic spirit is Peter Papanastasiou, an individual…

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