Tag: cancer

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More home time hopes for brave tot

Matthew Innes’s next cancer treatment in the New Year means he should be able to spend more time in Appin, rather than in a Glagow hospital miles away from home

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Adrian’s legacy shines a light on pancreatic cancer

With nearly 1,000 people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in Scotland each year and more than half of those with the disease dying within three months of diagnosis, Adrian Beard was determined to help change that statistic by raising awareness and funds for research

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Tributes to cancer charity ambassador Adrian Beard

Oban’s iconic McCaig’s Tower will light up purple in November, the colour of Pancreatic Cancer UK’s charity ribbon, and will be a fitting tribute to the 50-yer-old from Connel whose awareness and fundraising legacy will live on.

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Oban fundraisers step up to the mark

The affection and respect for Connel man Adrian Beard, a cub leader and Group Scout leader with the 37th Argyll Scout Group until his diagnosis forced him to retire, was evident in the turnout and smiles of those treading their laps of the 24-hour Big Step Forward walkathon in aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

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Sun smiles on fundraising duo

Fiona and Alan Patterson’s mission for Prostate Cancer UK has been inspired by a friend who has the disease. They set their goal at £2,500 but it has now exceeded the £3,000 mark.