Posts tagged "John van Geest Cancer Research Centre"

John van Geest Cancer Research Centre


FAB in name and nature

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Fab Fundraisers
The John van Geest Cancer Research Centre  has many collaborations with a variety of different organisations.  But our relationship with patient support groups is particularly important to us.

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Cancer, Proteins and Mass Spec

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When I first started working at the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre, I had very little understanding what cancer was, or how it was researched,  let alone the type of equipment used in the process.

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From the heart – a patient’s perspective

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The bomb shell burst in 2005 at the age of 59. I had advanced prostate cancer; a PSA of 760 and extensive bone metastases. I was given 18 -30 months to live with a rapidly decreasing quality of life. The outlook couldn’t be more bleak.

Cycling for charity

5 tips for doing a sponsored bike ride

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A few weeks ago I did a 25 mile sponsored bike ride to raise money for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

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Raising Profile with Paella

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Doing nice things for the community and raising money and awareness at the same time is a great way to spend time.   The lovely Neil and Linda Kelso, owners of the Victoria Hotel in Beeston have been doing just that for over a year now.

Green Impact Awards 2014

Scientists or Environmentalists?

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Bronze Award
The NTU Green Impact scheme challenges university departments to implement a number of easy practical actions to help the environment.

Bob’s New Book

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Copyright: Nottingham Trent University
My career began in the 1970’s in the field of cancer immunology, a subject, which nowadays is at the forefront of cancer research, holding the promise of delivering new therapies for treating patients sufferin

Cancer research centre in funds plea

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Help raise funds for Nottingham Trent University’s cancer centre

A MAJOR fundraising drive has been launched for a Nottingham cancer research centre.

Thousands of breast cancer sufferers carry ‘survival’ protein

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The Centre hit the news both online and in print in the Telegraph today; having discovered that around 60 per cent of women carry high levels of a protein known as ‘DACH1’ and are likely to survive even without aggressive treatment.