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  • Sunday, November 16, 2014

    In September 2014 Amy and 10 of her closest friends (Gillian Docherty, Janine Mckenzie, Janey Neville, Lynne Goodall, Corrie Auchterlonie, Katie Wilson, Chloe Johnstone, Steph Sommerville, Laurie Greenhill and Wendy Stewart) rallied together to raise as much money as possible for Ninewells Cancer Campaign by climbing Ben Nevis.  The girls wanted the money to go to NCC as Dundee is where all of their loved ones are treated and cared for if they are diagnosed with cancer.  It a cause particular

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014

    We are very grateful to Mrs Barbara Ireland from Carnoustie, who made a very generous donation earlier this year in memory of her husband David, following his death from bowel cancer.

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Walking pals 'Wild Angus' have celebrated the climax of a year's fundraising by handing over a cheque for £14,125 plus £2,965 worth of Gift Aid to Ninewells Cancer Campaign.

    This far surpassed their target of £10,000 and places 'Wild Angus' top of the fundraising league for the University of Dundee's registered cancer research charity.

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  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre research scientists and PhD students took to the streets of Forfar to run in May's 2014 Marafun, organised by the Rotary Club of Forfar.

    The biannual Marafun has raised more than £140,000 to support vital cancer research in Dundee - one of the UK's leading centres which works across the the complete scientific spectrum, from laboratory based research to drug development, patient care and cancer prevention.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014

    A £3000 donation made by a local pensioner to cancer researchers at the University of Dundee has directly led to a significant breakthrough in kidney cancer.

    Celia Gordon made the donation to Professor Stewart Fleming’s team in 2009. The money was used to begin a study on a form of inherited kidney cancer, which has now resulted in the discovery and development of a diagnostic test that could save patients’ lives.

  • Thursday, August 23, 2012

    Ninewells Cancer Campaign has operated with a series of Special Appeals (raising £17million in total); in between these Appeals money has continued to be generously donated by groups and organisations, wills and legacies, funeral donations and donations from Charitable Trusts, companies and individuals. All decisions on projects to be funded have always been made in discussion with the the scientists and clinicians at the University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital.

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012

    Ian Mathers, President of The Rotary Club of Dundee, which has raised over £40000 for various Ninewells appeals over the last 20 years, told Caroline Lindsay that it is the people and communities of Dundee who have really raised the money.

  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012

    The state-of-the-art Tayside Dermatology, Skin Cancer Treatment and Research Centre opened at Ninewells in 2007 to diagnose, treat and carry out research into skin cancer, largely thanks to the Ninewells Cancer Campaign. In the second of our special features supporting the campaign, Dr Colin Fleming, consultant dermatologist at Ninewells, told Caroline Lindsay how his department has benefited from the appeal.

  • Monday, June 25, 2012

    The Courier is delighted to support the Ninewells Cancer Campaign which hopes to raise £2 million over the next year to create The Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. In the first of a three-part special, Caroline Lindsay meets those behind the fundraising appeal.

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