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Summer 2015 newsletter out now

Summer 2015 newsletter out now

Our Summer 2015 newsletter is available now to download.  Our latest issue features articles by Professor Chris Nutting, hospital research updates, patient stories and fundraising updates. http://oraclecancertrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Newsletter-Summer-2015_web.pdf  

MR Linac machine opens a new era in personalised radiotherapy

MR Linac machine opens a new era in personalised radiotherapy

The pioneering MR Linac machine that scans and treats patients at the same time is being installed at The Royal Marsden in Sutton.  One of only two machines in the UK, the machines will initially be used for clinical trials, with Oracle at the forefront of these trials for treating head and neck cancers.  Patients…

Sir Michael Lockett features on "Trust me I'm a Doctor"

Sir Michael Lockett features on "Trust me I'm a Doctor"

The episode, which was first shown on Wednesday 29th July 2015 on BBC2’s “Trust me I’m a Doctor” features Oracle Board Member Sir Michael Lockett who was treated successfully for stage IV throat cancer using an experimental virus therapy.  Professor Kevin Harrington, who manages several pioneering research projects funded by Oracle Cancer Trust and is…

Join us to raise funds for Oracle and Walk the Test Way

Join us to raise funds for Oracle and Walk the Test Way

Last year over 100 walkers joined Oracle and raised funds for vital research into head and neck cancer by walking Hampshire’s Test Way. Join us again this year on Sunday 11th October and help us beat last year’s £7k our walkers raised!  There are a choice of distances from 26 miles through to 5 miles and…

Nicola Ridges-Jones raises £20k from Charity Gala Fundraiser

Nicola Ridges-Jones raises £20k from Charity Gala Fundraiser

Oracle Supporter Nicola Ridges-Jones, pictured with Oracle CEO Anthony Sykes presents a cheque for £20,000, bringing her total to an astonishing £100k raised over the past ten years.  Nicola chose Oracle as her charity following her father’s battle with throat cancer, who sadly passed away in 2004.  Nicola established the Fred Ridges Jones Foundation, set up…

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Spring 2015 Newsletter Our Spring 2015 newsletter is available here to download.  Highlights include features on robotic surgery, look The Institute of Cancer Research and recent fundraising achievements.

Book launch by renowned art dealer Karsten Schubert

Book launch by renowned art dealer Karsten Schubert

The famous Claridges Hotel was the backdrop for the launch of art dealer Karsten Schubert’s first novel.  The book recounts his experience of major surgery and experience of recovery in London’s famous Claridges Hotel.  Karsten is donating all proceeds from the book to Oracle Cancer Trust for the newly formed Karsten Schubert Head and Neck…

Oracle launch Endowment Product

Oracle launch Endowment Product

Oracle is spearheading an innovative new fund-raising initiative that is thought to be the first of its kind in the charity sector   The Oracle Endowment Loan programme gives Oracle the security of long term funding for its research projects through interest free loans from its supporters. Oracle’s CEO, illness Anthony Sykes, stuff says “We…

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