Monday, November 9, 2020

Trabectedin, a type of chemotherapy drug, has been approved for routine use in Scotland by the Scottish Medicine Consortium.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

A testament to what we can achieve together.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

October has finally reached us, which means only one thing - it's time to get ready for Christmas and the holiday season! 

For those looking to get a head start on their Christmas cards, we have recently joined with Making A Difference Cards. This is a site that lets you make donations for Sarcoma UK with every Personalised Card or Ecard you buy. 

Monday, September 28, 2020

Meliz St Clair (née Yalchin) died in 2019 from epithelioid sarcoma, but her family and friends are determined to keep her memory, and hope, alive.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Sarcoma UK is proud to have joined forces with 19 other rare and less common cancer charities in a major new fundraising campaign.  The twenty charities, all working with people with rare and less common cancers, are collaborating in response to the devastating impact of the Covid-19 crisis on charities and the people they support.  

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Delays cost lives. We are calling on the Government and NHS to take strong action in a new report that showcases how delays to sarcoma cancer diagnoses are costing patient lives. Our new report, Delays Cost Lives, highlights how poor awareness of symptoms among the public and healthcare professionals, made worse by a complex diagnostic pathway, means that sarcomas often go misdiagnosed or are simply ignored and dismissed.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Tomorrow (31 July) is the final day to enter the Embroidery Raffle as organised by 32 artists in memory of Chris, Stacey Jones’ husband who died earlier this month.

There are some beautiful pieces of embroidery as well as prints and custom pieces being offered and we’d like to thank all of the artists and their supporters who have been so generous.  Visit Stacey’s Instagram for a sample of some of the work on offer.

If you have made a donation, you can upload your receipt here

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Sarcoma has a serious negative impact on the mental health of patients and their families. Nine out of 10 patients say that their diagnosis or treatment has a negative effect on their mental health, but a frightening 25% say sarcoma has had a severe effect. Sue Mutch tells us about her experience of amputation, scanxiety and the effect on family.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

‘When I was told that I had sarcoma, I went from not panicking to planning my own funeral. It was horrendous.’ Carolyn speaks about the stress of being diagnosed with sarcoma.