More than 5,300 people are now being diagnosed with sarcoma cancer every year in the UK. Previous data suggested the number of annual UK diagnoses was around the 3800 mark, whilst this new data indicates that sarcoma is more common than previously believed.
Working with contemporary fashion brand Scamp & Dude, Sali Hughes and four other influential names in the beauty industry have created a limited edition collection of swag bags to raise money for charities close to their hearts.
We work with patients, carers, supporters, health professionals and researchers to drive awareness of sarcoma, promote early diagnosis and improve patient experience.
You can also help by sharing your experience as a patient by taking part in a survey from a team at UCLH or in a more involved way by being part of a sarcoma group at the National Cancer Research Institute.
What on earth (or in the sky) is happening in Chichester (pop. 26,795) that brings out such extreme fundraising? We had to find out.
Mikey Neville must surely qualify as one of the most extreme fundraisers we’ve encountered (and we’ve encountered quite a few). When his daughter, Snowdrop, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma just having started school last September, ‘life was shattered into a million incomprehensible pieces'.