Trial results show dramatically improved survival for relapsed childhood leukaemia

Trial results show dramatically improved survival for relapsed childhood leukaemia A new treatment increases survival to almost 70 per cent for children whose acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) returns, according to the results of a trial published online. The results of the trial – funded by Cancer Research UK and Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research2 – were so […]

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New Year celebrations and resolutions

There are plenty of fun and challenging ways you can raise money for Young Heroes through your New Year celebrations and resolutions.  Why not take a look at our ideas to help kick start your fundraising campaign. Lose lbs, gain pounds If your New Year’s resolution is to loose those extra Christmas party pounds, then […]

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Katie’s Christmas Corner 2010

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you all!  I hope you enjoy my Christmas quiz. What is the Irish custom of “feeding the wren” or “hunting the wren” on December 26th? A) Taking one’s in-laws out to dinner B) Carrying a wren door to door, to collect money for charity C) Leaving a […]

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Cancer Controversies 2

Throughout the years there have been many cancer myths floating around. The question is: Is there any truth to these cancer myths? Keep reading and learn fact from fiction! Cancer Myth 1) Hair dyes can lead to cancer Hair dyes have been linked to a variety of cancers including bladder cancer, breast cancer, leukemia’s and lymphomas. But there […]

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November 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the November edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. In this edition we speak to the Valentines, a wonderful family from Manchester who recently returned from a Young Heroes respite break.  Sally and David share with us their thoughts about the […]

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Latest Cancer News: , Scientists say curry spice stops cancer returning

Curry spice stops cancer returning, scientists say An everyday ingredient used to make curry could have special cancer-fighting properties, scientists working at the University of Leicester believe. Research carried out into the potential benefits of curcumin, an extract from the root of the spice; found that it helps to improve the effectiveness of standard chemotherapy […]

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Cancer Controversies

Throughout the years there have been many cancer myths floating around. The question is: Is there any truth to these cancer myths? In this two part special we probe the most well known cancer myths and stamp out the fact from the fiction. Cancer myth: 1)   A shampoo additive called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) […]

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Katie’s Corner October 2010

Trick or treat? Spider web and ghost buns Ingredients; 100g/4oz Margarine 100g/4oz Caster Sugar 2 Medium eggs 100g/4oz Self raising flour Bun cases To decorate; Icing sugar Red and yellow food colouring Black writing icing Mini marshmallows Heat oven to 190C, cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.  Beat in eggs one at a […]

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October 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the October edition of the Impact Young Heroes newsletter, your one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. Coming up with good fundraising ideas for Halloween is not difficult.  Its one of those annual events that nearly everyone enjoys and is a perfect opportunity for large scale fundraising event. […]

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September 2010 Newsletter

Hi there readers and welcome to the September edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity news and events. Included in this edition you can read the heart-warming story of Jake Damms and girlfriend Lisa Bottomley, who have recently moved into Sheffield’s supported housing complex Wilfred Drive.  Jake […]

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