Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre research scientists and PhD students took to the streets of Forfar to run in May's 2014 Marafun, organised by the Rotary Club of Forfar.
The biannual Marafun has raised more than £140,000 to support vital cancer research in Dundee - one of the UK's leading centres which works across the the complete scientific spectrum, from laboratory based research to drug development, patient care and cancer prevention.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
A £3000 donation made by a local pensioner to cancer researchers at the University of Dundee has directly led to a significant breakthrough in kidney cancer.
Celia Gordon made the donation to Professor Stewart Fleming’s team in 2009. The money was used to begin a study on a form of inherited kidney cancer, which has now resulted in the discovery and development of a diagnostic test that could save patients’ lives.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Ninewells Cancer Campaign has operated with a series of Special Appeals (raising £17million in total); in between these Appeals money has continued to be generously donated by groups and organisations, wills and legacies, funeral donations and donations from Charitable Trusts, companies and individuals. All decisions on projects to be funded have always been made in discussion with the the scientists and clinicians at the University of Dundee and Ninewells Hospital.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Ian Mathers, President of The Rotary Club of Dundee, which has raised over £40000 for various Ninewells appeals over the last 20 years, told Caroline Lindsay that it is the people and communities of Dundee who have really raised the money.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The state-of-the-art Tayside Dermatology, Skin Cancer Treatment and Research Centre opened at Ninewells in 2007 to diagnose, treat and carry out research into skin cancer, largely thanks to the Ninewells Cancer Campaign. In the second of our special features supporting the campaign, Dr Colin Fleming, consultant dermatologist at Ninewells, told Caroline Lindsay how his department has benefited from the appeal.
Monday, June 25, 2012
The Courier is delighted to support the Ninewells Cancer Campaign which hopes to raise £2 million over the next year to create The Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre. In the first of a three-part special, Caroline Lindsay meets those behind the fundraising appeal.
Monday, October 31, 2011
A new centre on the Ninewells Hospital campus that will house more than 100 clinicians and scientists working together to improve cancer treatment and understanding of the disease is to be named after Dr Jacqui Wood.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Aubrey Wood wants to ensure that the campaign continues to go from strength to strength and exists as a fitting tribute to his wife. He has agreed to become vice-chairman of the campaign his wife led for many years, raising an astonishing £17 million so far.