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Southport Macmillan News

Southport and Formby hospital is one of the best for cancer survival

Southport and Formby District General Hospital has one of the best rates in the country for one-year survival after a cancer diagnosis.

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Mini marathon walkers raise £3000 for charity

Members of the West Lancs and Sefton Myeloma support group recently held a special fundraising marathon walk on Saturday, August 13th to raise funds for the cancer charity Myeloma UK

Southport cancer care team nominated for top award

A cancer recovery package put together by a team of workers from the Southport branch of Macmillan has been nominated in the prestigious Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards.

Cancer patients steer clear of exercise despite proven health benefits

New findings from Macmillan Cancer Support reveal why some people with cancer struggle to get physically active

Local Sainsbury's shop raises money for lung cancer

The Sainsbury’s store on Liverpool Road, Birkdale have raised over £796 for The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Cyclists sink their teeth into Dracula charity trek

Two men from Southport have completed a four day bike ride through ‘Dracula-country’

Health & Wellbeing Event hailed a great success

An enormous thank you to everyone who came along to our Health & Wellbeing Event on Thursday 30th June

Closure of the Living Well Centre (Macmillan unaffected)

The Living Well Centre will be closing on Thursday 30 June due to funding cuts

Defining cancers based on genetic ‘fingerprint’ could help personalise treatment

Doctors are closer to personalising treatment for some cancers as genetic analysis of tumours becomes more commonplace, according to research presented at the world’s largest cancer conference, ASCO