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Topic of Cancer Charity Golf Day

Topic of Cancer Charity Golf Day 2020

Where there’s a will there’s a way – and the long awaited Topic of Cancer Charity Golf Day finally took place, on Thursday 17th September, at the Drift Golf Club in Horsley.

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Grant Success! Bladder Cancer

Grant Success! Bladder Cancer

The Urological Oncology group have recently been awarded a small grant from Action Bladder Cancer UK

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Tiverton TOC Ambassadors raise £15,000 to help fund our cancer immunotherapy research team

Tiverton TOC Ambassadors raise £15,000 to help fund our cancer immunotherapy research team

Intrepid Topic of Cancer Ambassadors, and Tiverton Rotarians, Ivan and Sue Godfrey have raised a staggering £15,000 for the Topic of Cancer over the past 8 years.

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Grant Success for Dr. Charles Rayner

Grant Success for Dr. Charles Rayner

Grant Success for Dr. Charles Rayner

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Cancer Immunotherapy Month – June 2020

JUNE is Cancer Immunotherapy month

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Topic of Cancer Newsletter #1 May 2020

Welcome to the first issue of our formal newsletter which is to be issued bi-monthly to keep you abreast of developments within Topic of Cancer, particularly important at this time when we cannot meet face to face.

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Three Counties Immunotherapy Day

Roger Macdivitt is running a Three Counties Immunotherapy day. The second event on the day is at The Gurkha Durbar Nepalese Restaurant Headley Road, Grayshott GU26 6LO.

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Bladder cancer ‘attacked and killed by common cold virus’

Bladder cancer ‘attacked and killed by common cold virus’

“University of Surrey researchers said the virus could “help revolutionise treatment” for the cancer and reduce the risk of it recurring.”

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Purple Ball 2018 Image Gallery

A gallery of images from the 2018 Topic of Cancer Purple Ball is now available to view on the website.

Just click on the button below.

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Watch our latest video interview with Prof. Hardev Pandha

Watch our latest video interview with Prof. Hardev Pandha

Topic of Cancer’s Yvonne Hall and Nigel Lewis-Baker interview Professor Hardev Pandha, Professor of Medical Oncology and head of the cancer research programme at Surrey University.

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Vitality London 10k

Vitality London 10k

Our great team completed the Vitality London 10K run last weekend (28th May).

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Surrey Business Expo

We are the charity of choice for this year’s Surrey Business Expo 2018.

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ToC Voices vote for choir leader

ToC Voices vote for choir leader

The ToC Voices choir auditioned 4 possible leaders at rehearsal last night (Monday, 30th April) and voted unanimously for Emily Bollon. As you will see from this link, Emily has a special link to Guildford and Surrey Uni and is very qualified to take us forward.

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5th AGM

On Saturday 17th March 2018 we held our 5th AGM since starting to fundraise for our incredible immunotherapy research team in Guildford, Surrey UK.

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Guildford Bikeathon

Guildford Bikeathon

On Saturday, 3rd March, the Rotary Club of Guildford and TurnFit Studios held their 2018 Bikeathon.

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Tax – Care – and Toy Boys

Tax – Care – and Toy Boys

At our Monday 12th February meeting of our ToC Together support group in Bookham, the guest speaker came from Co-Op Estate Planning.

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Promote Topic of Cancer to a London audience

Promote Topic of Cancer to a London audience

On Saturday 10th February our patron Colin Roy was starring in a Vantine’s Evening tribute to Nat King Cole.

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Charity recipient of Waitrose Green Token Scheme award for December

Charity recipient of Waitrose Green Token Scheme award for December

Topic of Cancer was very fortunate to be selected by the Waitrose store in Guildford to be included in their Green Token Scheme for December.

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A Macmillan Reception and a New Patron

A Macmillan Reception and a New Patron

Life has been a bit hectic here with a trip to Buckingham Palace at the invitation of HRH The Prince of Wales for a Macmillan Reception.

Last night we were at the Hippodrome, Leicester Square for a brilliant evening with Colin Roy and his salute to Nat King Cole. It was well worth the effort and money as we had a great time, plus he introduced me and talked about ToC, so I had several chats with audience members afterwards. Patrons Michael Elwyn and Alison Steadman joined us there as well as Norman and Terri Davidson, our Ambassadors in Kent.

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On air with BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex

On air with BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex

We enjoyed an opportunity to present some of our services on air with BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex with Mike Dixon yesterday in the lead up to World Cancer Day on Sunday 4th February.

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Chair’s Christmas Thankyou

As we approach Christmas and the New Year I would like to thank you all for your incredible support for myself and the objectives of Topic of Cancer. We have been very busy over the last twelve months with my last ‘formal’ do on the evening of 19th Dec with the Rotary Club of Surbiton – and my first being with the same club on 2nd Jan 2018. In between I have managed a speedy shopping purge but no Christmas card so my apologies for not sending any out to thank you and wish you all a very Merry Christmas.

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Dr Annels updates the Bookham support group

Dr Annels updates the Bookham support group

Last night the Bookham support group was educated and entertained by Dr Nicola Annels, who heads up our cancer immunotherapy research team in Guildford.

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Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100

Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100

The Prudential RideLondon – Surrey 100 is coming up fast.

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Topic of Cancer is a registered charity in England and Wales, registered no. 1151079.

Patrons:
Sir Paul Beresford MP | Michael Buerk | Michael Elwyn | Yvonne Hall | Martin O'Donnell | Glyn Powell-Evans | Colin Roy | Alison Steadman OBE
Trustees
Kim Ronaldson (Chair) | Anne Powell-Evans (Vice-Chair) | Nigel Lewis-Baker MBE (Honorary Life President) | Sarah Bishop | Tony Chant | Alan Loryman (Treasurer) | Prof. Hardev Pandha | Abbie Sell