Campaign urges women over 70 to be alert to symptoms of breast cancer


On Monday 13 July, the Be Clear on Cancer, ‘breast cancer in women over 70’ campaign is returning. The campaign aims to raise awareness of breast cancer symptoms in women aged 70 and over, with the main message being: 1 in 3 women who get breast cancer are over 70 so don’t assume you’re past it. The campaign also emphasises … Read More

New Chief Executive appointed to Merseyside cancer charity


Liverpool Sunflowers Cancer Care has appointed a new Chief Executive to help develop and expand its work supporting people with a cancer diagnosis in Merseyside. Emma Squibb will take up the role as the charity’s new Chief Executive in mid April, and will be succeeding Joan Elmer who is retiring from her post after providing more than ten years of … Read More

Sunflowers supports Cancer Talk Week


Liverpool Sunflowers Cancer Care is promoting greater awareness of the local services it offers to those affected by a cancer diagnosis in Merseyside, during Cancer Talk Week from 20 – 26th January 2015. Organised by Macmillan, Cancer Talk Week is a national cancer awareness week, which is all about making it easier for people to start difficult conversations about cancer. … Read More

Liverpool Sunflowers launches Lung Cancer Support Group

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Local cancer charities, Liverpool Sunflowers and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation have launched a new Lung Cancer Support Group to help support local people affected by the disease. . The group was officially launched at an evening event hosted at the Sunflowers Centre on Tuesday 11th September. Lung cancer is currently the most common cause of cancer-related deaths, with … Read More

Liverpool Sunflowers receive £200 from local Asda

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Liverpool Sunflowers has just received £200 from local shoppers thanks to Asda’s Chosen By You, Given By Us scheme. The fundraising project aims to support local charities situated within a 1 mile radius of its Smithdown Road Store, in order to give something back to the local community. Liverpool Sunflowers Project Director, Joan Elmer said: “We are extremely grateful to … Read More