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....Viagogo declined to comment. MPs summoned Viagogo after revelations in The Guardian, including that it resold tickets for an Ed Sheeran gig in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....Viagogo declined to comment. MPs summoned Viagogo after revelations in The Guardian, including that it resold tickets for an Ed Sheeran gig in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. ...
Unlimited fines for bulk buying ticket touts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 07:54:06 AM
....High profile artists such as Adele and Ed Sheeran have previously criticised the touts and asked their fans not to buy tickets from secondary sites. Last month, resale site Viagogo was accused of "moral repugnance" for selling tickets to an Ed Sheeran Teenage Cancer Trust gig for up to £5,000. ...
Ticket touts face unlimited fines for using 'bots' to buy in bulk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:15:05 PM
....Increased scrutiny of secondary ticketing follows revelations in the Guardian about the actions of well-known ticket resale sites and the touts who have used them to build multi-million pound businesses by harvesting tickets in bulk. Viagogo, which is based in Switzerland but has a large office in Cannon Street, London, was recently accused of “moral repugnance” for seeking to profit from the resale of tickets for an Ed Sheeran gig at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. ...
Hairdressers of the world unite against hidden dangers of the salon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 04:06:07 PM
.... Using scissors day in, day out can provoke arthritis and tendonitis in the hands and thumb, through loss of cartilage. And hair dye has been blamed for a link between hairdressing and bladder cancer, although Cancer Research UK believes this is more likely to be the result of older hair dye ingredients which have been discontinued. ...
UK's appetite for gourmet takeaway fuels restaurant delivery boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:01:39 AM
....But it’s not all good news. Cancer Research UK has warned of the risks of weight gain and obesity linked to the consumption of fast food and ready meals, which tend to have a high calorie content and higher levels of fat and sugar. ...
Viagogo accused of trying to manipulate online reviews image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:30:20 AM
....The company is the focus of a campaign by more than 100 customers who say they suffered financial hardship after Viagogo allegedly overcharged them and then withheld refunds. Viagogo has also been criticised for seeking to profit from charity by reselling tickets to an Ed Sheeran gig in aid of the Teenager Cancer Trust. ...
The Crusader: How to keep travel insurance fit for your purpose image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:43:00 PM
....  . The latter is considered to lead to lower premiums, companies using this include InsuranceWith, Holidaysafe and Alpha Travel Insurance, Covered2go, Blue Bear and Get Sure (all sold by Rush Insurance), Boots, Now I Can Travel, World First, InsurePink and InsureCancer. ...
Viagogo condemned over Ed Sheeran cancer benefit concert tickets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 05:37:34 PM
....A secondary ticketing website has been accused of “moral repugnance” for seeking to profit from an Ed Sheeran concert that is in aid of teenage cancer patients by reselling tickets for thousands of pounds. Viagogo is advertising stalls seats at next month’s the Royal Albert Hall gig for Teenage Cancer Trust for up to £1,750, rising to £2,330 once £583 for VAT and a booking fee are factored in. ...
Royal Albert Hall president to be grilled by MPs over ticket abuse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 05:39:12 PM
....Viagogo has proved particularly controversial among secondary ticketing firms, due to its apparent disregard for artists and venues trying to stop their tickets being resold. It has also come under fire for making a profit on tickets for charity events, such as Peter Kay’s Dance for Life charity event to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. ...
Drugs firms are accused of putting cancer patients at risk over price hikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 02:54:55 PM
.... These are all generic drugs where the patent has expired, which means they can be made for little more than the cost of the raw ingredients. But, say experts who presented their findings at the European Cancer Congress in Amsterdam, generic drug companies have been price-gouging, just as Turing Pharmaceuticals was found to have done in the US with Daraprim, a 70-year-old drug used in Aids treatment. ...
Robotics, Trump and Brexit turn up the heat amid the snow of Davos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 03:59:30 PM
....Trump won’t be at Davos, but one of his top advisers, financier Anthony Scaramucci, will outline the new administration’s priorities on Tuesday. The Obama era will be represented by outgoing vice-president Joe Biden, who will hold meetings and keep pushing his Cancer Moonshot project. ...
Japan's Takeda buys US cancer specialist Ariad for $5.2bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:37:56 AM
....Takeda's offer is valued at more than 75% above Ariad's closing share price on Friday - but some analysts says a rival bid cannot be ruled out. Cancer drugs are appealing to large pharmaceutical firms, who are prepared to pay high prices for companies with promising products in the pipeline. ...
Dry bars offer redemption in the Christmas party season image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:00:40 AM
.... When it launched in 2013 around 4,000 people signed up; in 2016 that grew to 60,000. Meanwhile, Macmillan Cancer Support, the charity behind Go Sober for October, says 67,500 took part this year. ...
Cancer survivor: 'I was sacked for having lymphoma' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 12:08:32 AM
. Almost a fifth of people diagnosed with cancer face discrimination from employers or colleagues on return to work, research by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support suggests. ...
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Tickets trader Viagogo criticised for 'callous resale profiteering' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 05:53:54 PM
. The ticketing website Viagogo has been branded “disgusting” for seeking to profit from a charity event hosted by the actor and comedian Peter Kay to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. ...
Zuckerberg and Chan aim to tackle all disease by 2100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 07:32:40 PM
....3bn) over the next decade enough to fulfil it?. One British charity - Cancer Research UK - is likely to spend more in that time on just one disease. ...
Google DeepMind targets NHS head and neck cancer treatment image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of August 2016 11:28:32 AM
....". More precise radiotherapy helps reduce side effects of such treatment, according to Dr Justine Alford, senior science information officer at Cancer Research UK. ...

Long-awaited heatwave will bring hottest August day in three years but rest of summer will be rainy, unsettled and cold
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....5C (101F) in Faversham, Kent, on August 10 2003. It comes as research by the Teenage Cancer Trust found that young people are careless when applying sunscreen and regularly burn in the sun. ...

UK weather: Britain set for hottest day of the year next week as warm air sweeps in from Europe - before thunderstorms roll in  
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....". It comes as research by the Teenage Cancer Trust found that young people are careless when applying sunscreen and regularly burn in the sun. ...

'Embarrassing Bodies' celebrity surgeon sued by 57 patients 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 12:21:02 PM
....A celebrity surgeon from Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies is being sued by almost 60 patients after he allegedly left some infertile. Cancer surgeon Dr Manu Nair, who appears as an expert on the medical show, is accused of treating male patients for prostate cancer when they did not have the disease. ...

Alex Salmond accepted £29,544 'redundancy' from Holyrood despite remaining an MP
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....”. He said Mr Salmond had also raised more than £250,000 through charity auctions of Christmas cards and other memorabilia while serving as First Minister, for a variety of Scottish and international aid charities including CLIC Sargent, Combat Stress, SCIAF, Quarriers and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. ...

Funeral director stole charity donations from grieving families 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 06:51:21 PM
.... . She faked letters from charities including Help for Heroes and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation to the families to cover up her crime. ...

Fundraising page of RideLondon cyclist who died during event reaches £45,000
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.... . Robin Chard, 48, from Bicester, Oxfordshire, was raising money for Cancer Research UK when he suffered a cardiac arrest at around the 25-mile mark of the 100-mile ride yesterday. ...

Quarter of cancer patients diagnosed in 80s still suffering ill-effects
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of August 2016 05:00:00 AM
....One in four cancer patients who survived the disease at least 25 years ago is still suffering ill-effects, a major report has warned. Research by Macmillan Cancer Support reveals that 170,000 people are alive today despite a diagnosis of the disease in the 1970s and 1980s. ...

Universal cancer test to pick up 95% of disease on horizon 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 30th of July 2016 08:30:00 PM
....”. The work was carried out on behalf of the Early Cancer Detection Consortium, a group of nearly 40 organisations, including universities, hospitals and commercial companies and funded by Cancer Research UK. ...

Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 10:30:00 PM
....2 per cent. Cancer and heart disease were the two most likely causes of death linked to inactivity. ...
Babytalk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 24th of July 2016 11:09:43 PM
....In the jargon, it's the "mummy penalty" versus the "daddy bonus". Tamara Box is a partner at the international law firm Reed Smith, and she also chairs Cancer Research UK's Women of Influence initiative. ...

Alcohol linked to at least seven types of cancer, study says, while 'health benefits are irrelevant'
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.... One theory is that alcohol damages DNA. Susannah Brown, science programme manager for the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), said of the new work: "Many people believe that alcohol consumption is only linked to liver cancer, but this review confirms the findings of our Continuous Update Project that alcohol is strongly linked to an increased risk of a number of different cancers, including two of the most common - bowel and breast cancer. ...

'Survival of the nastiest': new approach seeks to stop drug-resistant cancer evolving
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....Once there is nothing left in the medical arsenal doctors can call upon to defeat the cancer, and the patient dies. The five-year strategy unveiled by The Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, will combine genetic sequencing, novel drug development, immunology and "Big Data" computing to overcome cancer evolution. ...
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Lingerie firm Amoena wins mastectomy bra tax case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of July 2016 10:13:55 AM
....Mastectomy bras cost between £10 and £50. The charity Breast Cancer Care says it is best to wear a bra with features including soft seams and no underwires while recovering from breast surgery. ...

Cancer patient fitted with 3D printed artificial jaw 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of July 2016 03:03:11 AM
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Cancer patients gaining rapid access to tests could save 10,000 lives a year
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Accrued interest in academics’ pensions | Brief letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 06:04:31 PM
. You report that the Universities Superannuation Scheme has investments in British American Tobacco and Royal Dutch Shell (Cancer scientists’ pensions invested in tobacco, 30 May). ...
Revealed: cancer scientists' pensions invested in tobacco image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of May 2016 04:44:29 AM
. Scientists funded by Cancer Research UK who spend their lives hunting for cures for the disease are among thousands of academics whose pensions are invested in the tobacco industry, the Guardian can reveal. ...
Axa to divest €1.8bn of tobacco investments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 06:13:26 PM
....”. Cary Adams, chief executive of the Union for International Cancer Control, hailed AXA’s decision as a “milestone step in the right direction”, adding: “We need companies like AXA to signal that investing in an industry which kills its customers is simply the wrong thing to do. ...
Axa stops investing in tobacco because of 'tragic' cost to human lives image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 04:16:00 PM
....The decision reflects a shift in the role of health insurers towards preventing health conditions, Axa said, including increased use of technology. The head of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has encouraged other companies to follow Axa's lead. ...
How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of May 2016 08:00:37 AM
.... Yet the court was shown clear evidence of how even very young children can be drawn to cigarette packaging. A video made by Cancer UK, in which young children discussed the look of various packs, brought home the point forcefully. ...
Cancer's huge costs could force vulnerable families to sell their home, warns charity image
. The monthly cost of cancer care is £570 and by 2020 almost half of Britons will have experience the disease at some point in their lives, according to Macmillan Cancer Support. ...
AstraZeneca to sequence 2m genomes in hunt for new drugs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of April 2016 02:28:59 AM
....Now, thanks to industrial-scale sequencing and advances in gene editing that allow scientists to quickly test the effects of genetic variations, progress is expected to accelerate. Related: Cancer breakthroughs trigger big pharma interest in drugs and deals. ...
Food companies move away from potentially toxic chemicals in cans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of March 2016 10:14:38 PM
....Major food companies are still coating the lining of their metal food cans with Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that has been linked to serious health problems like cancer, infertility and obesity, according to a new study. The study, conducted by a group of nonprofit organizations including the Breast Cancer Fund and Ecology Center, tested nearly 200 cans from food giants such as Campbell Soup Company, Del Monte and General Mills. ...
City news: Nationwide, Ocado and the food and drink sector image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 13th of March 2016 10:43:00 PM
.... . Nationwide Building Society first launched the specialist support service, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, last October. ...
Huge damages award in talc cancer case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of February 2016 08:11:32 AM
....But the evidence is not conclusive. The International Agency for Research on Cancer classifies talc used on the genitals as "possibly carcinogenic" because of the mixed evidence. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 02:39:10 PM
....45 billion), in addition to any potential fines and other costs, the source added. Cancer, heart disease, being a smoker or carrying a few too many pounds could all justify a higher payout, as could living in the heart of Glasgow instead of the bucolic Cotswolds. ...
Pharma's woes: profits, policies and patients as NHS England tries to save money on drugs image
.... It is upsetting for patients and any newspaper allies for whom cancer is a bogeyword used just to frighten readers and enlist sympathy. Deeming Nice’s lengthy procedures intolerable, in 2011 Andrew Lansley, then an NHS “reformer”, introduced the £200m Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) to placate them both. ...
Big Pharma’s worst nightmare | Sarah Boseley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 05:59:00 AM
.... Trials had shown the drug extends life for women with incurable breast cancer by at least six months, but in April 2014, the government’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice), which decides whether drugs are sufficiently cost-effective to be used in the NHS, turned it down. The Cancer Drugs Fund, set up by the government in 2010 to provide funding when life-extending drugs were judged unaffordable, covered the cost of treatments until April 2015, when NHS England, which runs the fund, declared it would be dropping Kadcyla from the list. ...
Charities given 'last chance' on fundraising image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 25th of January 2016 12:02:31 AM
....But the behaviour of some had damaged the reputation of all, they said. MPs on the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) heard that some charities, including Great Ormond Street Hospital and Macmillan Cancer Support, made it impossible for donors to block further communication from them or other charities. ...
Forging a new relationship between business and society image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of January 2016 04:00:05 PM
.... . So last week Newton and BNY Mellon announced they are gifting the Boat Races sponsorship to Cancer Research UK, and the races will now be known as the Cancer Research UK Boat Races. ...
I'm proud to be a penny-pincher image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 07:00:02 AM
.... From the four DJ suits that fitted, I chose the one by Yves Saint-Laurent – £20. Also hanging in my wardrobe are suits by Gieves & Hawkes and Giorgio Armani (£35 and £30 respectively, Cancer Research, Clapham), as well as a wonderful vintage Crombie coat (£25, a local charity, Midhurst). ...
Nicki Chapman: 'My earnings peaked at age 39 – but I'd paid off my mortgage by then’ image
.... We’ve just come back from Mexico where my husband took part in Truants Charity Bike Challenge. The riders all come from music and entertainment to raise money for Nordoff Robbins, ChildLine and Teenage Cancer Trust. ...
AstraZeneca cancer drug approved on NHS, but with strings attached image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 11th of December 2015 12:53:57 PM
.... . "We’ve seen a partial easing today in the bottleneck for innovative new cancer drugs reaching patients," said Professor Paul Workman, chief executive of the Institute of Cancer Research. ...
British American Tobacco accused of bribing government officials image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of November 2015 11:17:37 PM
.... There have been delays to implementation among the 44 countries of the WHO’s African region. Cancer Research UK called for an urgent inquiry into whether criminal offences have been committed under the Bribery Act 2010. ...
Shops pay charities 10p a pack for Christmas cards sold, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of November 2015 12:01:03 AM
....Of other major retailers, Asda said that it is not selling charity Christmas cards this year. Marks & Spencer is giving 20% to Unicef, Macmillan and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. ...
AstraZeneca lung cancer drug given green light in US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 06:08:58 PM
.... The company needs new blockbuster medicines to make up for sales losses on older drugs that are losing patent protection. Related: Cancer breakthroughs trigger big pharma interest in drugs and deals. ...
Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of November 2015 12:01:17 AM
....Doctors Some 570,000 “robo-surgery” operations were performed last year. Oncologists at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York have used IBM’s Watson supercomputer, which can read 1m textbooks in three seconds, to help them with diagnosis. ...
Food industry greets cancer links with a shrug – it's been here before image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of October 2015 07:37:54 PM
....Supermarkets and food suppliers, already under fierce pressure over the amount of sugar in the nation’s food, could have done without more revelations about the health consequences of the food we eat. But after a lengthy investigation by its International Agency for Research on Cancer, the World Health Organisation has concluded that bacon, ham and sausages are carcinogenic. ...
Meat industry rejects report linking its products to cancer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of October 2015 07:29:34 PM
....The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, which is funded by the farming industry, played down the report’s findings. Maureen Strong, the nutrition manager for the AHDB, said: “The International Agency for Research on Cancer isn’t saying red and processed meat as part of a balanced diet causes cancer: no single food causes cancer. ...
Financial protection: The high cost of believing ‘it will never happen to me’ image
. Cancer, stroke or a car accident could happen to anybody, yet most of us prefer to believe we are somehow immune. ...
Nationwide offering cancer victims help with finances: banks urged to follow mutual lead image
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Bill Bailey: 'Comedy’s a reckless and foolhardy job’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 18th of October 2015 06:37:47 AM
.... I’m patron of quite a few charities. I did a big campaign for Prostate Cancer, Bowel Cancer, Amnesty, Oxfam and International Animal Rescue. ...
The super-laboratories bringing the UK to the forefront of life sciences image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of September 2015 12:00:41 PM
.... . The first set of researchers will come in from the National Institute for Medical Research and Cancer Research UK, along with scientists from nearby universities Kings College London, University College London and Imperial College. ...
UK NHS cancer patients denied drugs due to inflated prices – experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of September 2015 02:47:34 PM
. Cancer patients are being denied drugs on the NHS that could lengthen their lives because of unnecessarily exorbitant prices, say experts. ...
Chilean earthquake reveals Dr Copper is sickly, not critical image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 20th of September 2015 08:59:30 PM
.... . Cancers with a mutation in the BRAF gene need copper to promote their growth, according to research published in the journal Nature  Photo: ALAMY. ...
Charities back 'strengthened' code image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 6th of September 2015 11:55:44 AM
....They are also expected to back an "opt-in" system, banning donors' details being passed on without permission. The 17 chief executives represent charities including Cancer Research UK, Oxfam, the Royal British Legion and Save the Children. ...
Agricultural giant Monsanto drops bid for competitor after $47bn offer rejected image
.... Sales of that chemical have been hurt in recent months by concerns about its safety when used in large-scale industrial farming. In March the International Agency for Research on Cancer labelled Roundup’s key ingredient, glyphosate, a “probable carcinogen”. ...
Supermarkets and garden centres ban Roundup weedkiller suspected of causing cancer image
....In response to the cancer warning, the US biotech company has been quick to accuse the body behind the new classification of bias. It says the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organisation (WHO), lacks transparency and has made an irresponsible decision – one likely to cause confusion among farmers and the wider public. ...
Drugs firms accused of overcharging image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 07:28:47 AM
.... NHS England is grappling with the need for ambitious efficiency savings. It has been under fire for reducing the number of treatments available to patients through the Cancer Drugs Fund. ...
Give non-profits bigger tax breaks, urges award-winning social entrepreneur image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of July 2015 07:20:00 PM
. The London-based beer company donates its entire profits to Prostate Cancer UK and Waldron says non-profit organisations like his need wider tax exemptions to help their finances. ...
Why now is a great time to set up a social enterprise image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of July 2015 04:30:25 AM
.... Two Fingers isn't your typical beer brand. Set up two years ago by seven friends working in advertising, the company donates all the money it makes to Prostate Cancer UK, a charity supporting the one in eight men in Britain currently battling the disease. ...
Alexandra Burke: 'Labels make money but artists don’t see a penny’ image
.... . I’m an ambassador for WellChild and Breast Cancer Care because my auntie died from the disease. ...
'If they don’t give me money, I’ll be fired': the life of the charity cold-caller image
....Others worry about the impact of the negative press – and any future tough regulation – on the charities. Oxfam has already suspended telephone fundraising, and Cancer Research UK told the Daily Mail they have stopped their contract with GoGen. ...
Watchdog to investigate charities' 'boiler room' tactics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of July 2015 08:52:49 AM
....Related: Charities investigated for 'calling vulnerable people for money'. It said this was a permitted procedure on fundraising from leading charities including the NSPCC, British Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support, Cancer Research UK and Oxfam. ...
Charities investigated for 'calling vulnerable people for money' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of July 2015 12:21:41 AM
....The Information Commissioner’s Office is to investigate four of the UK’s largest charities, following allegations that their fundraisers contacted people registered with the government’s opt-out nuisance call database. The NSPCC, British Red Cross, Oxfam and Macmillan Cancer Support face accusations that their staff made fundraising calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS), designed to stop them receiving unsolicited sales calls. ...
InsureandGo and the critically ill traveller faced with a Vietnamese emergency image
....Alternatively, charities often have information about insurers who may be able to help. For example, Cancer Research UK’s website lists several catering for those with pre-existing conditions, including AllClear Travel which claims to be the “No. ...
Peter Vicary-Smith interview: Which? chief on why he has the pensions industry in his sights image
....Also high on his agenda are nuisance calls – interesting given that he used to inhabit the charity world which is under scrutiny for pestering vulnerable donors to give more. Peter Vicary-Smith spent five years at Oxfam before joining the Imperial Cancer Research Fund as director of fundraising and communications (Getty) . ...
Sunscreen label confusion putting health at risk, say pharmacists image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of June 2015 11:01:03 PM
.... Some of the increase may be due to better awareness and early detection as well as changes in diagnostic criteria, the RPS said, but it is also linked to more holidays being taken abroad and sunbed use. A study by Cancer Research UK published in December 2011 estimated that around 86% of skin cancer cases in the UK in 2010 were linked to exposure to UV rays from the sun and sunbeds. ...
AstraZeneca chief medical officer departing to join small biotech firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of June 2015 09:15:03 PM
....AstraZeneca’s staff were informed about his decision to stand down on Wednesday, but a spokeswoman was unable to confirm his official leaving date. Related: Cancer breakthroughs trigger big pharma interest in drugs and deals. ...
Charities 'buying mailing lists' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of June 2015 09:55:26 AM
.... . Twelve charities, including Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie, NSPCC, Save The Children and The British Red Cross say they have bought mailing lists. ...

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