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Two wonderful Whichford Opera Evenings

21 July 2017

On the 7th and 8th July, Whichford House hosted two successful opera evenings to fundraise for our charity – Diva Opera’s production of La bohème and . Maggie Pettifer, an ovarian cancer patient and a Gynaecological Cancer Fund supporter, attended both evenings and writes here about the performances and how much she enjoyed them.

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Dr Susana Banerjee elected as a Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians

14 July 2017

We are delighted to hear the fantastic news that Dr Susana Banerjee has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians. Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians is an accolade held by some of the most exceptional and innovative physicians in the world.

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Bluebird Hosts the Blossom City Gala Dinner in Association with Lady Garden

9 June 2017

On Tuesday 6th June, iconic Chelsea landmark, Bluebird Chelsea, hosted the Blossom City Gala Dinner in aid of Lady Garden Gynaecological Cancer Fund. The sophisticated event was part of restaurant group D&D’s Blossom City campaign.

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A great opening night for Alexander James exhibition

21 May 2017

On the evening of Thursday 18th May, D-Contemporary Gallery hosted the opening of an exhibition by artist Alexander James entitled “All Icons Are False” in aid of Gynaecological Cancer Fund. The opening was a great success and the exhibition will run until 30th May, Monday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm, at D-Contemporary Gallery, 23 Grafton Street, London, W1S 4EY. We encourage everyone to explore Alexander James’ fantastic work.

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Our Lady Garden Run – a fantastic day

18 May 2017

Following last year’s Lady Garden Run, the Gynaecological Cancer Fund sprung back into action for the 2017 5K and 10K Run in Hyde Park on Saturday 13th May.
We were thrilled that 500 runners (both men and women this year) came out to support us with their friends and families. The atmosphere in the Park was terrific and we are so appreciative of the money they raised to make gynaecological cancers Silent No More.

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Lady Garden Campaigner Snowdonia Climb

19 April 2017

Thank you to Ines (@YourMove_UK), one of our Lady Garden Campaigners and her daughter Emily (6 years old!) who climbed Tryfan Mountain in Snowdonia over the Easter weekend to raise funds for the Gynaecological Cancer Fund.

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Sarah Raven Lecture-day at Whichford

5 April 2017

Sarah Raven is one of our most informed and inspirational gardeners. Around 80 people attended her lecture-day on 8 March in Whichford Church, Warwickshire, entitled The Cutting Garden, all in aid of the Gynaecological Cancer Fund.

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Marloe London designs a scarf for the GC Fund and launches on Mother’s Day

26 March 2017

We are delighted to announce that luxury motherhood brand Marloe London have joined forces with the Gynaecological Cancer Fund’s Lady Garden Campaign, and have designed an exclusive scarf for mothers and daughters in beautiful ombré aqua and coral – endorsed by Chloe Delevingne and available exclusively at Selfridges. The scarf was launched on Mother’s Day (Sunday 26th March).

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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

20 January 2017

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. OCAM reminds women, their family and friends, to understand and be vigilant about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer (see details of these on our website). Many charities will be supporting the March Campaign and there will be extensive press coverage. Equally OCAM is aimed at heightening awareness amongst […]

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TOTM announces the Gynaecological Cancer Fund as their Charity of the Year for 2017

19 January 2017

We are delighted that TOTM (Time Of The Month) has announced that the Gynaecological Cancer Fund is their Charity of the Year for 2017. TOTM is encouraging women to be kinder to their vaginas with a range of organic cotton tampons, pads and liners, via a unique subscription service.

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