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Dedicated mesothelioma research centre launched at the University of Sheffield

The Mesothelioma UK Research Centre – Sheffield will be the first of its kind in the country dedicated to patient experience-based and supportive care mesothelioma research The centre will specifically…

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New report on gender differences in the experience of asbestos-related cancer

A study investigating the different experiences of men and women regarding the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, has been completed. The results will now be shared with healthcare professionals and policy makers…

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National asbestos cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK commissions armed forces memorial sculpture

Sculpture planned at National Memorial Arboretum to honour mesothelioma patients who served in the armed forces Mesothelioma UK, the national asbestos-related cancer charity, has commissioned a design for a memorial…

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Welcoming new recruits to our Operations Team

Mesothelioma UK has recently strengthened its Operations Team with the recruitment of two new roles, both based at its Leicester HQ. Samantha Morgan joins as a Senior Project Manager, responsible…

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Professor Mick Peake awarded OBE

Professor Michael (‘Mick’) Peake, chair of the board of Mesothelioma UK, has been awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List.…

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Our 15th Patient & Carer Day

Patient and Carer Day 2020 Friday 2nd October Friday 2nd October saw us host our 15th annual Patient & Carer day. This year, due to COVID-19 we did it ‘virtually’…

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Our nurses get on board the 20for20 campaign

20 of our clinical nurse specialists are taking part in the 20for20 fundraising campaign. The campaign saw us join with 19 other rare cancer charities to help reverse the catastrophic…

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New project to support asbestos-cancer patients in Wales

A new project has been launched to support asbestos-related cancer patients in Wales, funded by Mesothelioma UK with support from the Burdette Trust for Nursing. Mesothelioma UK Clinical Nurse Specialist…

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New Mesothelioma UK Team Leader appointed in Scotland for asbestos-related cancer patients

Carolyn MacRae to manage team of six Clinical Nurse Specialists across Scotland. National asbestos-related cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK has appointed Carolyn MacRae as its new Team Leader for Scotland. Carolyn…

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New report published on impact of asbestos-related cancer on healthcare professionals

Mesothelioma Asbestos Guidance Study (MAGS) and recommendations produced by Mesothelioma UK and University of Sheffield. A study into the impact of asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma on healthcare professionals has been completed…

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