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Thousand of runners turn Southampton pink in Race for Life

Daily Echo:

2:37pm Sunday 6th July 2014

THEY came in their thousands to declare war on cancer at the annual Race for Life event in Southampton today.

Thousands of women get ready for Race for Life

Daily Echo:

7:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

THOUSANDS of women will today descend on Southampton for the annual Race for Life to help raise thousands of pounds for vital research into cancer.

Last chance to enter Southampton Race for Life

Daily Echo: Race for Life Southampton 2012.

5:00am Monday 30th June 2014

WOMEN are being urged to grab their last chance to enter in Southampton Race for Life on The Common with just days left until registration closes.

Don't forget to send in Race for Life money

Daily Echo: Sarah Parker crossing the finish line

4:40pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

SARAH Parker came over the finish line last at Race for Life in Southampton – and her parents could not be more proud.

Harley-Davidsons get ladies revved up for Race for Life

Daily Echo: The Ladies of Harley set off.

12:10pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

WHEN a group of women took part in a charity event they were given roaring support, in the form of more than 20 top-of-the-range motorbikes.

Southampton Race for LIfe 2013 - Gallery

Daily Echo: Participants in the 2013 Race For Life

2:52pm Monday 15th July 2013

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Thousands took part in city's Race for Life

Daily Echo: Thousands joined city's Race for Life today

6:00am Sunday 14th July 2013

IT is the charity fundraising event that has raised a staggering £490 million in its battle against cancer.

2,000 women Race for Life

Daily Echo: 2,000 women Race for Life at Winchester

1:52pm Sunday 9th June 2013

NEARLY 2,000 women declared war on cancer by taking part in the Winchester Race for Life today.

Cancer treatment mum’s little miracle

Daily Echo: DEFIANT: Dr Claire Walker-Lloyd and her husband John with their son Leo and Claire’s ‘message to cancer’

12:20pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

LITTLE miracle Leo Walker-Lloyd is a beacon for never giving up hope - for Leo’s mum was given only a ONE PER CENT chance of having children following treatment for an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Southampton and Portsmouth in friendly Race for Life battle

Daily Echo: Rachel Northover, left, and Hannah Ford

9:58am Tuesday 28th May 2013

THEY are in total agreement that research kills cancer.

Daughter's cancer disgnosis inspired Race for Life run

Daily Echo: Maggie Love

12:25pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

One call from her daughter and Maggie Love’s life was turned upside down, she tells her story

Why mum's inspired me to win Race for Life again

Daily Echo: Lizzie with her previous Race for Life medals

8:46am Tuesday 14th May 2013

For young Lizzie Payne, competing in this year’s Race For Life will be even more poignant after her mum was diagnosed with breast cancer just Lizzie’s 13th birthday. She and her mum tell Tara Russell how they have taken this disease on together

Teenager's daring sky-dive to raise money for hospital staff who saved her life

Daily Echo: GIVING BACK: Rebecca, centre, with her mum Julie and sister hayley

9:44am Saturday 11th May 2013

A SOUTHAMPTON teenager is planning a daring skydive – to raise money for hospital staff who saved her life.

Olympian's top tips for Race For Life

Daily Echo: Olympian Gail Emms

11:55am Wednesday 8th May 2013

A top Olympian has given her tips for this year's Race For Life runners

Peter Andre sets up cancer Foundation

Daily Echo: Peter Andre

4:35pm Monday 29th April 2013

Solo artist and TV star Peter Andre has joined forces with the world’s leading cancer charity Cancer Research UK to launch the Peter Andre Foundation, after losing his brother Andrew to the disease late last year.

Why Ruth's EIGHTH Race for Life will be so special

Daily Echo: Ruth with her dad, Richard

3:01pm Monday 22nd April 2013

SHE has taken part in Race for Life for the past SEVEN years – but this year will be extra special.

Stars urge Hampshire women to join Race For Life

Daily Echo: Little Mix

7:35am Tuesday 16th April 2013

CHART topping girl band Little Mix, the Xtra Factor’s Caroline Flack and singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor have urged Hampshire women to join Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life – by posing for these defiant photographs.

Cancer trials continue thanks to huge financial boost

10:12am Saturday 13th April 2013

CLINICAL trials into ground-breaking cancer treatments will continue in Southampton thanks to a funding boost worth millions.

Mum and daughter join Race For Life

Daily Echo: Bev and daughter Chelsea

7:37am Tuesday 9th April 2013

A MUM and daughter team will join thousands of women making a stand against cancer by entering this year’s Race for Life.

Teenage cancer deaths halved

4:22pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Almost half as many teenagers and young adults are dying from cancer today as did in the 1970s, according to a report from Cancer Research UK.

Concern over rise in child smokers

4:20pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Around 207,000 children aged 11 to 15 took up smoking in 2011, a rise of 50,000 on the previous year, Cancer Research UK figures released on Friday showed.

Cancer risk higher among people who eat more processed meat, study finds

4:18pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

A study of half a million people across Europe suggests daily diet including equivalent to two sausages and a slice of bacon is linked to increased risk of dying young.

Blood test reveals women's response to breast cancer treatment

4:19pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Breast tumour DNA circulating in the bloodstream could be used to measure how well a woman’s cancer is responding to treatment, according to a new Cancer Research UK study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Survival for UK women with late-stage breast cancer lower than in other developed countries

4:14pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Breast cancer survival is lower in the UK and Denmark than in Australia, Canada, Norway and Sweden, according to new research being published in the British Journal of Cancer today.

Bowel cancers reshuffle their genetic pack to cheat treatment

4:12pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Bowel cancer cells missing one of three genes can rapidly reshuffle their genetic ‘pack of cards’ – the chromosomes that hold the cell’s genetic information.

Oestrogen patches could offer a new treatment option for prostate cancer patients

4:15pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Patches giving oestrogen through the skin could be an easy and safe alternative to the hormone therapies used to treat prostate cancer, according to new research published in the Lancet Oncology, today.

Simple breath test 'could diagnose stomach cancer'

4:16pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Stomach cancer could one day be diagnosed by a simple breath test, ruling out the need for an unpleasant endoscopy, according to a new study.

Study reveals the genetic variations that raise the risk of breast, prostate or ovarian cancer

4:23pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Over 80 regions of the genome that can increase an individual’s risk of breast, prostate and ovarian cancers have been found in the largest ever study of its kind.

Tribute to brave Lydia at Race for Life Cancer Slam

Daily Echo: Lydia McConnell with her mother Charis, left, and godmother, Lorna Taylor, in the isolation ward at the Piam Brown unit

10:21am Tuesday 26th March 2013

Her bravery has been an inspiration, spurring many on to join in the fight against cancer at this year’s Race for Life. The Daily Echo tells Lydia McConnell’s heart-breaking story

Town crier has good reason for supporting Race For Life - he's battling cancer himself

Daily Echo: John Melody

9:09am Tuesday 5th March 2013

TOWN crier John Melody is helping launch this year's Race For Life - afte revealing he is battling cancer himself

Mums and daughters urged to join Race For Life

Daily Echo: The 2012 Race for Life at Broughton Hall

1:50pm Friday 1st March 2013

AS MOTHER’S day approaches, Cancer Research UK is calling on all Hampshire mums and daughters to unite and enter Race for Life together. Signing up to Race for Life with their mums is a unique opportunity for women to show how much they care.

Why Race For Life events are so vital in cancer battle

12:36pm Thursday 14th February 2013

A MAN’S risk of developing cancer is set to reach one in two by 2027 according to Cancer Research UK figures recently released.

Race For Life 2013 is launched!

Daily Echo: Last year's race for life at Lydiard Park

12:32pm Thursday 14th February 2013

HAMPSHIRE women are being urged to make a stand against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, which opens to entrants today.

The team fighting a disease that hits 800 people across the south EACH WEEK

Daily Echo: The frontline team

12:44pm Thursday 14th February 2013

THEY are the frontline duo fighting against a disease which is diagnosed in 800 people across the south EACH WEEK.

Woman beat cancer - and is now a nurse at the hospital which helped her

Daily Echo: I beat cancer, now I'm a nurse working at hospital that treated me

4:10pm Wednesday 27th June 2012

A woman who survived a rare cancer as a teenager was so impressed by the care she received that she became a nurse – and now works with staff at the hospital that treated her.

It's us against cancer!

Daily Echo: It's us against cancer!

8:40am Tuesday 12th June 2012

A mum and daughter reveal how they want to finish Race For Life the same way they faced cancer – together.

Tesco ladies want your help!

Daily Echo: Come and join us!

11:58am Monday 14th May 2012

The ladies of Winchester Tesco's have turned the shopping aisles pink - to help publicise this year's Race for Life. They are all taking part in memory or celebration of family, friends.

Terminal cancer won't stop me running

Daily Echo: Jane Pardey

9:34am Wednesday 2nd May 2012

A brave mum-of-two is determined to run in the Race for Life - despite living with cancer.

Meet Felicty, 4 - a girl with lots of courage

Daily Echo: Felicity with mum Charlotte

3:09pm Tuesday 17th April 2012

Little Felicty Curtis may only be four - but her heart-warming story is inspirational.

Richard to start Race For Life

Daily Echo: Richard Werno

1:08pm Monday 9th April 2012

CANCER survivor Richard Werno will be starting Race For Life this year - and tells the Daily Echo why the big event is so close to his heart.

Keep active - and reduce risk of cancer

12:55pm Monday 9th April 2012

By being physically active, you can reduce the risk of breast, bowel and womb cancer.

Kidney cancer shock figures

12:45pm Monday 9th April 2012

The number of cases of kidney cancer diagnosed each year in Great Britain has risen over 9,000 for the first time, new figures from Cancer Research UK show.

How ignorance and fear adds to cancer death toll

2:42pm Monday 12th March 2012

Our fight for survival

Daily Echo: The Spicer family

2:26pm Monday 12th March 2012

WITH her husband battling cancer in one hospital, Dawn Spicer’s prematurely-born son Alfie was fighting for his life in another.

Race for Life 2012 is launched!

Daily Echo: Join the girls!

10:01am Wednesday 29th February 2012

JOIN the girls and help beat cancer.

Inside the hi-tec cancer research lab

Daily Echo: Vital research inside the lab

9:40am Wednesday 29th February 2012

SECURITY is so high here, that only one person can enter at a time through sci-fi like interlocking doors.

Race For Life: what your fundraising can help buy

5:27pm Friday 10th February 2012


Hampshire women urged to sign up for Race For Life 2012

Daily Echo: Joanne Coleman, Zoe Spark, Donna Appleton and Emily Ashcroft take part in last year’s Race For Life at Haydock park

10:52am Tuesday 7th February 2012

HAMPSHIRE women are today being urged to sign up for this year’s Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life – and smash the £536,000 total raised last year.

How to enter Race for Life 2012

Daily Echo: Runners needed for Race for Life

11:12am Tuesday 7th February 2012

Race for Life 2012 : The venues - WINCHESTER: SUNDAY, JUNE 10, GARRISON GROUND, BAR END ROAD - SOUTHAMPTON: SUNDAY, JULY 8, THE COMMON To join the Hampshire Race for Life events, go to raceforlife.org or call 0871641 1111 The entry fee is £14.99 for adults and £10 for under-16s

Race for Life: facts about the big event

Daily Echo: Braintree:  Race for Life no longer in town

10:59am Tuesday 7th February 2012

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2012 is the UK’s largest women-only fundraising event series, with more than 240 events around the UK from May to the end of September.

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