iCancer hits its goal raising £2million

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iCancer hits its goal raising £2millionBlog, News

by LizScarff on June 15, 2013 with 1 comments

What started with a random group of people, brought together by the power of a good idea has culminated in the first campaign to crowdfund £2million for scientific research. The iCancer campaign, started by author Alexander Masters, launched on October 5th  2012 to a storm of global publicity across social media, newspapers and online media. …

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The Coopers half marathon

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The Coopers half marathonBlog, News

by LizScarff on March 1, 2013 with 7 comments

Liverpool Half Marathon 17 March 2013 In 2012 Dominic Nutt – Glenda’s husband and Gareth’s brother-in-law – was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour. You can read about his story here. We decided we wanted to do something to help. So on 17 March 2013, we will both be running the Liverpool Half Marathon in aid of …

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Thankyou and what next?

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Thankyou and what next?News

by LizScarff on February 14, 2013 with 4 comments

Firstly we want to say a HUGE thankyou to everybody who has supported and donated to the iCancer crowdfunding campaign. What an incredible few months it has been! Today (February 14th 2013) our crowdfunding campaign comes to an end and we’re really excited to announce that the combined donations through both indiegogo and direct donations …

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iCancer in the media

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iCancer in the mediaNews

by LizScarff on October 10, 2012 with 1 comments

The press coverage for iCancer has been phenomenal. With everybody from The Telegraph to The Financial Times to social media giant Mashable, to being nominated for Digital Campaign of the Week by Third Sector.We have added all the links below. The Telegraph: The virus that kills cancer: the cure waiting in the cold. The Telegraph: …

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Independent expert Prof Alan Melcher talks about the science behind #iCancer

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Independent expert Prof Alan Melcher talks about the science behind #iCancerNews

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Prof Alan Melcher is a Cancer Research UK Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Professor of Clinical Oncology and Biotherapy in the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine.  Having qualified from Oxford University, he trained in clinical oncology in Cardiff, London and Leeds. Having completed a PhD at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, he continued post-doctoral research …

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